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

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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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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