Buttercup meaning

bŭtər-kŭp
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Any of numerous herbs of the genus Ranunculus, native chiefly to temperate and cold regions and having acrid juice, often toothed or lobed leaves, and usually yellow or white flowers with numerous pistils.
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Designating a large, widespread family (Ranunculaceae, order Ranunculales) of dicotyledonous flowering plants, including peonies, aconites, and anemones.
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Any of a genus (Ranunculus) of normally yellow-flowered plants of the buttercup family, common in meadows and wet places.
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Any of many herbs, of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers; the crowfoot.
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Any flower of the genus Narcissus; a daffodil.
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Noun

Singular:
buttercup
Plural:
buttercups