kingcup

kingcup

[king-kuhp]
noun
1.
any of various common buttercups, as Ranunculus bulbosus, having bright-yellow flowers.
2.
Chiefly British. the marsh marigold.

Origin:
1530–40; king + cup

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kingcup (ˈkɪŋˌkʌp)
 
n
(Brit) any of several yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plants, esp the marsh marigold

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