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Any of various Eurasian herbs of the genus Eranthis of the buttercup family, especially E. hyemalis, having palmately dissected leaves and a solitary yellow flower that blooms in winter or early spring.
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(Plants) a small Old World ranunculaceous herbaceous plant, Eranthis hyemalis, cultivated for its yellow flowers, which appear early in spring
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a small plant, Eranthis hyemalis, of the buttercup family, with yellow flowers that bloom in early spring.
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