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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright
         yellow flowers resembling buttercups [syn: marsh
         marigold, kingcup, meadow bright, May blob,
         cowslip, water dragon, Caltha palustris]
    2: any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus [syn:
       buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot,
       goldcup, kingcup]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kingcup \King"cup`\, n. (Bot.)
   The common buttercup.
   [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cuckoobud \Cuck"oo*bud"\ (k??k"??-b?d`), n. (Bot.)
   A species of Ranunculus (Ranunculus bulbosus); -- called
   also butterflower, buttercup, kingcup, goldcup.
   [1913 Webster]

4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Buttercup \But"ter*cup`\, n. (Bot.)
   A plant of the genus Ranunculus, or crowfoot, particularly
   Ranunculus bulbosus, with bright yellow flowers; -- called
   also butterflower, golden cup, and kingcup. It is the
   cuckoobud of Shakespeare.
   [1913 Webster]

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