Trollius

noun Trol·li·us \ˈträlēəs\

Definition of Trollius

  1. :  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 a

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Origin and Etymology of trollius

New Latin, from German trollblume trollflower


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