marsh marigold

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noun

a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip.

Origin of marsh marigold

First recorded in 1570–80
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marsh marigold

noun

a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy placesAlso called: kingcup, May blobs, (US) cowslip
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