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 for kingcup
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kingcup \King"cup`\, n. (Bot.)
     The common buttercup.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cuckoobud \Cuck"oo*bud"\ (k??k"??-b?d`), n. (Bot.)
     Ranunculus+({Ranunculus+bulbosus">A species of Ranunculus ({Ranunculus bulbosus); -- called
     also butterflower, buttercup, kingcup, goldcup.
     --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Buttercup \But"ter*cup`\, n. (Bot.)
     A plant of the genus Ranunculus, or crowfoot, particularly
     Ranunculus bulbosus, with bright yellow flowers; -- called
     also butterflower, golden cup, and kingcup. It is the
     cuckoobud of Shakespeare.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  kingcup
      n 1: swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright
           yellow flowers resembling buttercups [syn: marsh
           marigold, kingcup, meadow bright, May blob,
           cowslip, water dragon, Caltha palustris]
      2: any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus [syn:
         buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot,
         goldcup, kingcup]

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