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Noun: lesser celandine  'le-sur 'se-lun,dIn
  1. Perennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups; its tuberous roots have been used as a poultice to relieve piles
    - pilewort, Ranunculus ficaria

Derived forms: lesser celandines

Type of: flower

Part of: genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus

Encyclopedia: Lesser celandine