butter and eggs
Toadflax Toad"flax`, n. (Bot.) An herb ({Linaria vulgaris}) of the Figwort family, having narrow leaves and showy orange and yellow flowers; -- called also {butter and eggs}, {flaxweed}, and {ramsted}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Butter and eggs — Butter and eggs, butter and eggs utter and eggs .(Bot.), a name given to several perennial plants having showy flowers of two shades of yellow, or of yellow and orange, such as {Narcissus incomparabilis} in Europe, and the toadflax ({Linaria… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butter-and-eggs — Butter and eggs, butter and eggs utter and eggs .(Bot.), a name given to several perennial plants having showy flowers of two shades of yellow, or of yellow and orange, such as {Narcissus incomparabilis} in Europe, and the toadflax ({Linaria… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butter-and-eggs — may refer to: * Various species of Narcissus * Linaria vulgaris , a plant called common toadflax * Triphysaria eriantha , a plant in the family Orobanchaceae * The Butter Eggs Days in Petaluma, California.ee also* Butter (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • butter-and-eggs — /but euhr euhn egz /, n., pl. butter and eggs. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris. [1770 80] * * * or toadflax Common perennial herbaceous plant… …   Universalium

  • butter-and-eggs — paprastoji linažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Linaria vulgaris), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Linaria vulgaris angl. butter and eggs; common toadflax; yellow toadflax; toadflax;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • butter-and-eggs — but′ter and eggs′ n. pl. but•ter and eggs. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) pln any of several plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • butter-and-eggs — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1776 a common Eurasian perennial herb (Linaria vulgaris) of the snapdragon family that has showy yellow and orange flowers and is naturalized in much of North America called also toadflax …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • butter-and-eggs — noun the European plant toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) …   Wiktionary

  • butter-and-eggs — noun any of a number of plants having two shades of yellow in the flower, especially toadflax …   English new terms dictionary

  • Chicago Butter and Egg Board — The Chicago Butter and Egg Board, founded in 1898, was a spin off entity of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). In the year 1919, it was re organized as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Roots of the Chicago Butter and Egg Board are traceable …   Wikipedia

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