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  1. a Mexican climbing shrub, Solandra guttata, of the nightshade family, having cup-shaped yellow flowers marked with purple.
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Origin of goldcup

First recorded in 1570–80; gold + cup
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for goldcup

Historical Examples of goldcup

  • Near camp the goldcup oak forms sheets of chaparral, on top of which we may make our beds.

    My First Summer in the Sierra

    John Muir