Caltha

noun Cal·tha \ ˈkalthə \

Definition of Caltha

:a small genus of marsh or aquatic herbs (family Ranunculaceae) growing in arctic and temperate regions and having rounded and cordate or reniform leaves and apetalous flowers with yellow, white, or pink showy sepals — see marsh marigold

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Origin and Etymology of caltha

New Latin, from Latin, pot marigold


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