Definition of kingcup in English:

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kingcup

Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋkʌp/

noun

British term for marsh marigold.
Example sentences
  • The protagonist and her childhood friend, later husband, run in and out of the village of wooden houses, fish-processing sheds, playing among kingcups and lush grass in summer, in snow-mist on the shore in winter.
  • Indeed there shall be time to see the flowers at your feet: kingcups by the water forcing their way through the slush of melting snow; and add to this the promise of many more yet to come.
  • In the undergrowth you can see white anemones, while the marshes are punctuated by kingcups and irises.

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