Cowslip



[kou-slip] /ˈkaʊ slɪp/

noun
1.
an English primrose, Primula veris, having fragrant yellow flowers.
2.
the marsh marigold.
3.
(def 2).
4.
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/ˈkaʊˌslɪp/
noun
1.
Also called paigle. a primrose, Primula veris, native to temperate regions of the Old World, having fragrant yellow flowers
2.
(US & Canadian) another name for marsh marigold
n.

Old English cu-slyppe, apparently from cu “cow” (see cow (n.)) + slyppe “slop, slobber, dung” (see slop (n.1)).

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