butter-and-eggs


but·ter–and–eggs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌbə-tər-ən-ˈegz, -ˈāgz\

Definition of BUTTER-AND-EGGS

:  a common Eurasian perennial herb (Linaria vulgaris) of the snapdragon family that has showy yellow and orange flowers and is naturalized in much of North America —called also toadflax

First Known Use of BUTTER-AND-EGGS

1776

butter-and-eggs

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Common perennial herbaceous plant (Linaria vulgaris) of the Scrophulariaceae family, native to Eurasia and widely naturalized in North America. The plant bears flaxlike leaves and showy yellow and orange flowers that are two-lipped and spurred like snapdragons.

Variants of BUTTER-AND-EGGS

butter-and-eggs or toadflax

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