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ranunculus

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noun ra·nun·cu·lus \rə-ˈnəŋ-kyə-ləs\

Definition of ranunculus

plural

ranunculus

or

ranunculuses

or

ranunculi

play \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\


Origin and Etymology of ranunculus

New Latin, from Latin, from diminutive of rana frog


First Known Use: 1543

Rhymes with ranunculus


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