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ranunculus

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noun ra·nun·cu·lus \rə-ˈnəŋ-kyə-ləs\

Definition of ranunculus

plural ranunculus or ra·nun·cu·lus·es or ra·nun·cu·li play \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\



Origin of ranunculus

New Latin, from Latin, from diminutive of rana frog


First Known Use: 1543

Rhymes with ranunculus


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