Definition of Four O'clock in English :

Define Four O'clock in English

Four O'clock meaning in English

Meaning of Four O'clock in English

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Four O'clock pronunciation in English

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Four O'clock

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Noun

1. four o'clock

any of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon

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Four O'clock

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noun
1. Also called: marvel-of-Peru
a tropical American nyctaginaceous plant, Mirabilis jalapa, cultivated for its tubular yellow, red, or white flowers that open in late afternoon
2. Australian
another name for friarbird, esp the noisy friarbird (Philemon corniculatus): so called because of its cry

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Four O'clock

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adjective
1. 
designating a family (Nyctaginaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous plants, including the bougainvilleas
noun
2. 
any of a genus (Mirabilis) of chiefly tropical American plants of the four-o'clock family, bearing petal-less flowers and, often, brightly colored leaves; esp., a garden plant (M. jalapa) with long-tubed blossoms that generally open at about 4:00 p.m.

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