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cuckoobud


cuckoobud


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buttercup  \But"ter*cup`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Ranunculus},  or  crowfoot,  particularly 
  {R.  bulbosus},  with  bright  yellow  flowers;  --  called  also 
  {butterflower},  {golden  cup},  and  {kingcup}.  It  is  the 
  {cuckoobud}  of  Shakespeare. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cuckoobud  \Cuck"oo*bud"\  (k??k"??-b?d`),  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  species  of  {Ranunculus}  ({R.  bulbosus});  --  called  also 
  {butterflower},  {buttercup},  {kingcup},  {goldcup}.  --Shak.