cowslip

Primary Meanings of cowslip

1.
n
early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
2.
n
swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
Full Definitions of cowslip
1

n early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers

Synonyms:
Primula veris, paigle
Type of:
primrose, primula
any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads
2

n swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups

Synonyms:
Caltha palustris, May blob, kingcup, marsh marigold, meadow bright, water dragon
Type of:
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant
a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath

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