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Female cow? Buttercup, for example (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

flower

'buttercup for example' is the definition.
(I know that butter-flower is a type of flower)

'female cow?' is the wordplay.
'female' becomes 'f' (common abbreviation).
'cow?' becomes 'lower' (I've seen this before).
'f'+'lower'='FLOWER'

(Other definitions for flower that I've seen before include "One found in bed perhaps" , "Bloom" , "Blossom" , "River" , "Plant cultivated for blossoms" .)

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