from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several plants of the genus Caltha of the buttercup family, especially C. palustris, which grows in wetlands and has bright yellow flowers.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A golden-flowered plant, Caltha palustris: in the United States also called
cowslip. See Calthaand gowan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Bot.) 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Caltha palustris, a
perennial plantwith bright yellow flowers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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