Ranunculi
Ranunculus Ra*nun"cu*lus (r[.a]*n[u^][ng]"k[-u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. E. {Ranunculuses} (r[.a]*n[u^][ng]"k[-u]*l[u^]s*[e^]z), L. {Ranunculi} (-l[imac]). [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to roar.] (Bot.) A genus of herbs, mostly with yellow flowers, including crowfoot, buttercups, and the cultivated ranunculi ({Ranunculus Asiaticus}, {Ranunculus aconitifolius}, etc.) in which the flowers are double and of various colors. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ranuncŭlus — (R. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Ranunculaceae, 13. Kl. 6. Ordn L.; Kelch drei bis fünfblätterig, Nagel der Blumenblätter mit einem nackten od. mit einer Schuppe versehenem Honiggrübchen; Früchtchen: einsamige[820] Karyopsen (Nüßchen) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ranunculus — Ra*nun cu*lus (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. E. {Ranunculuses} (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s*[e^]z), L. {Ranunculi} ( l[imac]). [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to roar.] (Bot.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ranunculus aconitifolius — Ranunculus Ra*nun cu*lus (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. E. {Ranunculuses} (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s*[e^]z), L. {Ranunculi} ( l[imac]). [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ranunculus Asiaticus — Ranunculus Ra*nun cu*lus (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. E. {Ranunculuses} (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s*[e^]z), L. {Ranunculi} ( l[imac]). [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ranunculuses — Ranunculus Ra*nun cu*lus (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s), n.; pl. E. {Ranunculuses} (r[.a]*n[u^][ng] k[ u]*l[u^]s*[e^]z), L. {Ranunculi} ( l[imac]). [L., a little frog, a medicinal plant, perhaps crowfoot, dim. of rana a frog; cf. raccare to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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