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  • 1 [usually as modifier] Any of a number of plants with small flowers that have contrasting petals and centres, in particular:
    • (also bird’s-eye primrose) a primrose with yellow-centred purple flowers (Primula farinosa, family Primulaceae). (also bird’s-eye speedwell) North American term for germander speedwell
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    • Bird's-eye primrose is a diminutive plant.
    • Bird's-eye primrose has pink or lilac flowers and dusty looking leaves.
    • Bird's-eye refers to the color pattern of the flowers.
  • 2 (also bird's-eye chilli or bird's-eye pepper) A small very hot chilli pepper.
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    • If you prefer your salsa hot, opt for the small bird's-eye, or even the eye-watering Scotch bonnet chillies.
    • Bird chillies (cabai burung in Malaysia) are also called bird's-eye chillies because they are as small, vivid, and sharp as the eye of a bird.
    • Believed to be one of the hottest peppers available, Tepin is a perennial wild, birds eye pepper of unique flavour.
  • 3A small geometric pattern woven with a dot in the centre, typically used in suiting and lining fabrics.
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    • This is a so called four-course repeat structure, which will produce a birds-eye-backed fabric.
    • Again a further birds-eye-backed fabric is produced in which the yarn knitting on courses 9 and 11 is of the same colour as that knitted on courses 1,3,5 and 7.
    • A simple “pattern” of stripes, interspersed with rows of bird's eye pattern make an interesting design.

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