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/ ˈkɪŋˌkʌp /
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any of various common buttercups, as Ranunculus bulbosus, having bright-yellow flowers.
Chiefly British. the marsh marigold.
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British Dictionary definitions for kingcup
/ (ˈkɪŋˌkʌp) /
British any of several yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plants, esp the marsh marigold
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