marsh marigold definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of plants of genus Caltha, specifically C. palustris, developing in swampy locations and achieving bright yellow blossoms. Also referred to as cowslip.
    • Caltha palustris, a perennial plant with bright yellowish flowers.
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    • A golden-flowered plant, Caltha palustris: in america also known as cowslip. See Caltha and gowan.
    • swamp plant of European countries and the united states having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
  • others:
    • A perennial plant for the genus Caltha (Caltha palustris), developing in wet locations and bearing bright yellow flowers. In america it is made use of as a pot natural herb beneath the name of cowslip. See cowslip.

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