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marsh marigold

noun
1.
a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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Examples for marsh marigold
  • Wetter sites produce the yellow cowslip or marsh marigold.
  • Scattered between the hummocks are pools that contains species such as marsh marigold, and sensitive fern.
  • The early spring display of wild flowers, which includes marsh marigold and spring beauty, attracts visitors.
  • The marsh marigold's bowl-shaped flowers follow the sun and focus light in toward the pollen and seed portion of the plant.
British Dictionary definitions for marsh marigold

marsh marigold

noun
1.
a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places Also called kingcup, May blobs, (US) cowslip
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