from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several perennial herbs of the genus Narthecium, native to boggy areas in northern temperate regions and having grasslike leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
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- noun either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions
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