but·​ter-and-eggs | \ ˌbə-tər-ᵊn-ˈegz How to pronounce butter-and-eggs (audio) , -ˈāgz \

Definition of butter-and-eggs

: a common Eurasian perennial herb (Linaria vulgaris) of the snapdragon family that has showy yellow and orange flowers and is naturalized in much of North America

called also toadflax

First Known Use of butter-and-eggs

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Butter-and-eggs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butter-and-eggs. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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