Definition of Marsh marigold

1. Noun. Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups.

Definition of Marsh marigold

1. Noun. ''Caltha palustris'', a perennial plant with bright yellow flowers. ¹

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Medical Definition of Marsh marigold

1. A perennial plant of the genus Caltha (C. Palustris), growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United States it is used as a pot herb under the name of cowslip. See Cowslip. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsh Marigold

marsh felwort
marsh fern
marsh fever
marsh fritillaries
marsh fritillary
marsh gas
marsh gentian
marsh hare
marsh harrier
marsh harriers
marsh hawk
marsh hen
marsh horsetail
marsh horsetails
marsh mallow
marsh marigold (current term)
marsh marigolds
marsh milkweed
marsh orchid
marsh pea
marsh pink
marsh plant
marsh rosemary
marsh tea
marsh thistle
marsh thistles
marsh tit
marsh trefoil
marsh warbler

Literary usage of Marsh marigold

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

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"A peculiar form, known as the floating marsh-marigold, occurs among the northern lakes. ... Marsh-marigold or cowslip. After Britton and Brown. ..."

2. Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the Use of Teachers, Or Mothers Studying by Jane Hancox Newell (1892)
"MARSH-MARIGOLD (Caltha palustris).1 This is an excellent flower for beginners, being so simple and so large. There are no radical leaves. ..."

3. The Elements of Botany by Francis Darwin (1895)
"... (the marsh marigold) preserved in alcohol. Push the numerous sections from the razor direct into a drop of glycerine on a clean slide, and cover. ..."

4. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"... which with their large leaves choke up plants, yield but a scanty nourishment to cattle. Common marsh marigold ..."

5. The Mysteries of the Flowers by Herbert Waldron Faulkner (1917)
"... stigma far in advance of the anthers, thus coming out of doors, as it were, to welcome the guest before he has reached the threshold. marsh marigold— ..."

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