Synonyms
Etymology

1. cowslip

noun. ['ˈkaʊslɪp'] early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers.

Synonyms

  • primrose
  • Primula veris
  • paigle

Etymology

  • cowslyppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cuslyppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Cowslip

  • crislip
  • cutlip
  • dilip
  • filip
  • haislip
  • haizlip
  • hayslip
  • hazelip
  • heaslip
  • heslep
  • islip
  • philip
  • philipp
  • phillip
  • phillipp

Example sentences of the word cowslip


1. Noun, singular or mass
In traditional herbal medicine, cowslip wine, made from P. veris, was used as a sedative.

2. cowslip

noun. ['ˈkaʊslɪp'] swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups.

Synonyms

  • meadow bright
  • Caltha
  • bog plant
  • Caltha palustris
  • genus Caltha
  • water dragon
  • kingcup
  • swamp plant
  • marsh marigold
  • marsh plant

Etymology

  • cowslyppe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cuslyppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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