Primula Auricula
Cowslip Cow"slip` (-sl[i^]p`), n. [AS. c[=u]slyppe, c[=u]sloppe, prob. orig., cow's droppings. Cf. {Slop}, n.] (Bot.) 1. A common flower in England ({Primula veris}) having yellow blossoms and appearing in early spring. It is often cultivated in the United States. [1913 Webster]

2. In the United States, the marsh marigold ({Caltha palustris}), appearing in wet places in early spring and often used as a pot herb. It is nearer to a buttercup than to a true cowslip. See Illust. of {Marsh marigold}. [1913 Webster]

{American cowslip} (Bot.), a pretty flower of the West ({Dodecatheon Meadia}), belonging to the same order ({Primulace[ae]}) with the English cowslip.

{French cowslip} (Bot.), bear's-ear ({Primula Auricula}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Primula Auricula — French French (fr[e^]nch), prop. a. [AS. frencisc, LL. franciscus, from L. Francus a Frank: cf. OF. franceis, franchois, fran[,c]ois, F. fran[,c]ais. See {Frank}, a., and cf. {Frankish}.] Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Primula auricula — Bear s ear Bear s ear (b[^a]rz [=e]r ), n. (Bot.) A kind of primrose ({Primula auricula}), so called from the shape of the leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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