ranunculaceous love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Ranunculaceæ), of which the buttercup is the type, and which includes also the virgin's bower, the monkshood, larkspur, anemone, meadow rue, and peony.

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  • adjective botany Of or pertaining to buttercups


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  • ~pertaining to, or similar to, buttercups; belonging to buttercup family of plants. ranunculus, n. (pl. - li ) buttercup, especially cultivated.

    January 18, 2009