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


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