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cow·slip

 (kou′slĭp′)
n.
1. A Eurasian primrose (Primula veris) having fragrant yellow flowers, widely cultivated as an ornamental and long used in herbal medicine.

[Middle English cowslyppe, from Old English cūslyppe : , cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + slypa, slime; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]
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cowslip

(ˈkaʊˌslɪp)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: paigle a primrose, Primula veris, native to temperate regions of the Old World, having fragrant yellow flowers
2. (Plants) US and Canadian another name for marsh marigold
[Old English cūslyppe; see cow1, slip3]
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cow•slip

(ˈkaʊ slɪp)

n.
1. an English primrose, Primula veris, having fragrant yellow flowers.
2. the marsh marigold.
[before 1000; Middle English cowslyppe, Old English cūslyppe= cow1 + slyppe, slypa slime; see slip3]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cowslip - early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowerscowslip - early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
primrose, primula - any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads
2.cowslip - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercupscowslip - swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
Caltha, genus Caltha - a genus of Caltha
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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Translations
petrklíčprvosenka jarní
aurículabelloritacaléndula acuáticacalta palustreclavelina
tavaszi kankalin

cowslip

[ˈkaʊslɪp] N (Bot) → primavera f, prímula f
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cowslip

[ˈkaʊslɪp] nfleur f de coucou, coucou m
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cowslip

[ˈkaʊˌslɪp] n (Bot) → primula odorosa
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