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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups; Early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers.

Usage examples (26)
  • "D'you know that the green of the cowslip is the most beautiful green in all Nature, Joan?
  • Our cowslip is the English marsh-marigold.
  • Bedlam cowslip: the paigle, or larger kind of cowslip.
  • "That does seem to be the penalty for wearing a cowslip," Justin said. for more
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