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butter-and-eggs Line breaks: butter-and-eggs

Definition of butter-and-eggs in English:


Any of a number of plants having two shades of yellow in the flower, especially yellow toadflax.
Example sentences
  • On the picnic table, Angela had arranged a vase of wildflowers picked by the road, which she now identified for me: viper's bugloss, butter-and-eggs, oxeye daisy.
  • Butter-and-eggs received its common name from the flower colors which resemble egg yolks and butter.
  • Butter and Eggs is also known as Bread and Butter and several other common names referring to the color.
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