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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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