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butter-and-eggs

[buht-er-uh n-egz] /ˈbʌt ər ənˈɛgz/
noun, plural butter-and-eggs. (used with a singular or plural verb)
1.
any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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butter-and-eggs

noun
1.
(functioning as sing) any of various plants, such as toadflax, the flowers of which are of two shades of yellow
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