Squirrel cup

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Squirrel cup (Bot) the blossom of the Hepatica triloba, a low perennial herb with cup-shaped flowers varying from purplish blue to pink or even white. It is one of the earliest flowers of spring.
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Usage

In literature:

Susie saw the squirrels placing nut meats on the different plates and putting oak-leaf tea into the acorn cups.
"Sammie and Susie Littletail" by Howard R. Garis
Wake, azure squirrel cups, on grassy hills!
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862" by Various
The fire was stirred up, and fresh wood put on, and they prepared a couple of cups of coffee, and broiled two squirrels.
"First at the North Pole" by Edward Stratemeyer
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In news:

2 cups cooked, de-boned squirrel .
Soak squirrels in cold salt water (approximately ¾ cup salt) for 2 to 3 hours before proceeding with recipe.
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