Trol·​li·​us | \ ˈträlēəs\

Definition of Trollius

: 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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History and Etymology for Trollius

New Latin, from German trollblume trollflower

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