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winter aconite

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  1. a small Old World plant, Eranthis hyemalis, of the buttercup family, often cultivated for its bright-yellow flowers, which appear very early in the spring.
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Origin of winter aconite

First recorded in 1785–95
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winter aconite

noun
  1. a small Old World ranunculaceous herbaceous plant, Eranthis hyemalis, cultivated for its yellow flowers, which appear early in spring
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