oxlip

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *oxeslyppe, from Old English oxanslyppe (oxlip), from oxan, genitive of oxa (ox) + slyppe (paste, slimy substance). Compare cowslip, of similar formation.

Noun[edit]

oxlip (plural oxlips)

  1. The plant Primula elatior, similar to cowslip but with larger, pale yellow flowers.

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