paigle Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel
    Primula elatior; oxlip.
  2. noun early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
    cowslip; Primula veris.


Pai"gle noun
Etymol. uncertain.
  1. (Bot.) A species of Primula, either the cowslip or the primrose. Written also pagle, pagil, peagle, and pygil.

Webster 1913