butter-and-eggs

butter-and-eggs

[buht-er-uhn-egz]
noun, plural butter-and-eggs. (used with a singular or plural verb)
any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris.

Origin:
1770–80

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butter-and-eggs
 
n
(functioning as singular) any of various plants, such as toadflax, the flowers of which are of two shades of yellow

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