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Any of several plants of the genus Caltha of the buttercup family, especially C. palustris, which grows in wetlands and has bright yellow flowers. Also called cowslip.
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(Plants) a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places. Also called: kingcup, May blobs or cowslip (US)
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a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip.
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|Noun||1.||marsh marigold - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups|
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