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kingcup

[ king-kuhp ]
/ ˈkɪŋˌkʌp /

noun

any of various common buttercups, as Ranunculus bulbosus, having bright-yellow flowers.
Chiefly British. the marsh marigold.

Nearby words

king-whiting, kingbird, kingbolt, kingchow, kingcraft, kingcup, kingdom, kingdom come, kingdom for a horse!, my, kingdom hall, kingdom of ends

Origin of kingcup

First recorded in 1530–40; king + cup
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British Dictionary definitions for kingcup

kingcup

/ (ˈkɪŋˌkʌp) /

noun

British any of several yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plants, esp the marsh marigold
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