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buttercup

noun but·ter·cup \-ˌkəp\

: a wild plant that has small yellow flowers that are shaped like cups

Full Definition of BUTTERCUP

:  any of a genus (Ranunculus of the family Ranunculaceae, the buttercup family) of herbs with yellow or white flowers and alternate leaves
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First Known Use of BUTTERCUP

1777
BUTTERCUP Defined for Kids

buttercup

noun but·ter·cup \ˈbə-tər-ˌkəp\

Definition of BUTTERCUP for Kids

:  a common wildflower with bright yellow blossoms
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