globeflower

noun

globe·​flow·​er ˈglōb-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce globeflower (audio)
: any of a genus (Trollius) of plants of the buttercup family usually with globose yellow or orange flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1597, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of globeflower was in 1597

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“Globeflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/globeflower. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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