tall buttercup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tall buttercup perennial European buttercup with yellow spring flowers widely naturalized especially in eastern North America
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Usage

In literature:

The tall buttercups brushed his knees, and bent on either side as if a wind was rushing through them.
"Wood Magic" by Richard Jefferies
Just outside the rickyard, where the grass of the meadow has not been mown but fed by cattle, grow the tall buttercups, rising to the knee.
"Wild Life in a Southern County" by Richard Jefferies
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