: a genus of herbs (family Ranunculaceae) that are native to the north temperate regions, have palmately lobed leaves and fruit consisting of a head of follicles, and are often cultivated as ornamentals for their large yellow or lilac flowers with sepals and petals colored alike see globeflower sense a

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New Latin, from German trollblume trollflower

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“Trollius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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