[ UK /kˈɪŋkʌp/ ]
  1. any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
  2. swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
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How To Use kingcup In A Sentence

  • Its flowers are large golden cups, which have given it its other familiar name of kingcup. Times, Sunday Times
  • 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.
  • In the undergrowth you can see white anemones, while the marshes are punctuated by kingcups and irises.
  • 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.
  • He shall see the marshes gold with flags and kingcups and find shepherd's purse on a slag-heap.
  • Try yellow flag iris, purple loosestrife and the beautiful golden glow of the kingcup. Times, Sunday Times
  • By early afternoon, the skies were largely blue and we took a walk to the Barnes Wetlands Centre, where the kingcups are in glorious bloom - reminding me of childhood swamp delights in Northern Ireland.
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