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1 early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers [syn: paigle, Primula veris]
2 swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups [syn: marsh marigold, kingcup, meadow bright, May blob, water dragon, Caltha palustris]

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  1. A low-growing plant, Primula veris, with yellow flowers.



a low-growing plant, Primula veris, with yellow flowers

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