from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Caltha, especially C. palustris, growing in swampy places and having bright yellow flowers. Also called cowslip.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Caltha palustris, a perennial plant with bright yellow flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A perennial plant of the genus Caltha (Caltha palustris), growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United States it is used as a pot herb under the name of cowslip. See cowslip.
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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A golden-flowered plant, Caltha palustris: in the United States also called cowslip. See Caltha and gowan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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