1. buttercup

noun. ['ˈbʌtɝˌkəp'] any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus.


  • herb
  • mountain lily
  • Ranunculus bulbosus
  • common buttercup
  • tall buttercup
  • tall crowfoot
  • kingcup
  • creeping crowfoot
  • Ranunculus repens
  • genus Ranunculus
  • goldcup
  • celery-leaved buttercup
  • Ranunculus acris
  • Ranunculus
  • butterflower
  • tall field buttercup
  • butter-flower
  • Ranunculus lyalii
  • Mount Cook lily
  • cursed crowfoot
  • creeping buttercup
  • herbaceous plant
  • meadow buttercup
  • western buttercup
  • crowfoot
  • Ranunculus occidentalis

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Rhymes with Buttercup

  • backup
  • breakup
  • checkup
  • eggcup
  • hookup
  • linkup
  • lockup
  • makeup
  • markup
  • pickup
  • shakeup
  • stalcup
  • stallcup
  • teacup
  • wakeup
  • walkup
  • wisecup

How do you pronounce buttercup?

Pronounce buttercup as ˈbətərˌkəp.

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Sentences with buttercup

1. Noun, singular or mass
Common buttercup is a perennial plant, coming back and blooming year after year.

2. Adjective
Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) is a member of the buttercup family.

Quotes about buttercup

1. Buttercup's mother whirled on him. 'Did you forget to pay your taxes?' (This was after taxes. But everything is after taxes. Taxes were here even before stew.)
- William Goldman, The Princess Bride

2. Wow,” said Adrian. He sat down on the bed and tested its bounciness, giving it a nod of approval. “This is amazing. What do you think, buttercup?”“I have no words,” I said honestly.He patted the spot beside him. “Want to try it out?
- Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell