from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several perennial herbs of the genus Narthecium in the lily family, native to boggy areas in northern temperate regions and having grasslike leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.

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  • n. either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions


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