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globeflower

[glohb-flou-er] /ˈgloʊbˌflaʊ ər/
noun
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Trollius, of the buttercup family, as T. laxus, of North America, having rounded, yellowish flowers.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; globe + flower
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globeflower

/ˈɡləʊbˌflaʊə/
noun
1.
any ranunculaceous plant of the genus Trollius, having pale yellow, white, or orange globe-shaped flowers
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any of about 20 species of perennial herbaceous plants constituting the genus Trollius of the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae, native mostly to North Temperate Zone wetlands.

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