goldcup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goldcup any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Goldcup gōld"kŭp` (Bot) The cuckoobud.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n goldcup One of various species of crowfoot or Ranunculus, especially R. acris and R. bulbosus. Also called buttercup, kingcup.
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Usage

In literature:

Near camp the goldcup oak forms sheets of chaparral, on top of which we may make our beds.
"My First Summer in the Sierra" by John Muir
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