Cream-cups

creamcups

[kreem-kuhps]
noun, plural creamcups. (used with a singular or plural verb)
a Californian plant, Platystemon californicus, of the poppy family, having narrow leaves and small, pale-yellow or cream-colored flowers.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; cream + cup + -s3

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creamcups (ˈkriːmˌkʌps)
 
n
(functioning as singular or plural) a Californian papaveraceous plant, Platystemon californicus, with small cream-coloured or yellow flowers on long flower stalks

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