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ˈbʌt ərˌkʌpbut·ter·cup

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  1. buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcupnoun

    any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus


  1. buttercupnoun

    Any of many herbs, of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers; the crowfoot.

  2. buttercupnoun

    Any flower of the genus Narcissus; a daffodil

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buttercupnoun

    a plant of the genus Ranunculus, or crowfoot, particularly R. bulbosus, with bright yellow flowers; -- called also butterflower, golden cup, and kingcup. It is the cuckoobud of Shakespeare


  1. Buttercup

    Buttercup or Butterball is a Norwegian fairy tale collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe. It is Aarne-Thompson type 327 C, the devil carries the hero home in a sack. Buttercup is so named because he is "plump and fat, and fond of good things".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buttercup in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buttercup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
    • A. downsizing
    • B. intelligence
    • C. rapture
    • D. cycling

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