Definition of Butter-flower

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butter-flower

butt women
buttals
buttbuddies
buttbuddy
buttcrack
buttcracks
butted
butted in
butter
butter-and-egg man
butter-and-egg men
butter-and-eggs
butter-bean plant
butter-box
butter-boxes
butter-flower (current term)
butter-print
butter-slide
butter bar
butter bars
butter bean
butter bomb
butter bombs
butter chicken
butter chickens
butter churn
butter cookie
butter cream
butter curler
butter daisy

Literary usage of Butter-flower

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Le Jardinier Solitaire =: The Solitary Or Carthusian Gard'ner, Being by François Gentil, Louis Liger (1706)
"The Fringe-leaf butter-flower is a Plant whole Leaves are ... The round butter-flower produces large, round Leaves; indented on the Edges, nervous, ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"'The worst of grass called the butter-flower.'—Id., i. 130. See Dict. of English Plant-names, p. 79. Buttons. Sheep-dung.—Shepherd's Guide, 148. ..."

3. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"'The worst of grass called the butter-flower.'—Id., i. 130. Seo Diet, of English Plant-names, p. 79. Buttons. Sheep-dung.—Shepherd's Guide, 148. ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"... as yellow gowan, horse gold, gold balls, gold cups, gold weed, butter rose, butter cress, butter daisy, butter flower in addition to butter cup. ..."

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