Definition of lucken gowan in English:

lucken gowan

(also locken gowan, luckin gowan)

noun

English Regional, Scottish, Northern
  • The globeflower, Trollius europaeus, whose petals form a compact round flower head.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Turner (d. 1568), naturalist and religious controversialist. In some forms from lucken + gollan(d.

Pronunciation

lucken gowan

/ˈlʌk(ə)n ˌɡaʊən//ˌlʌk(ə)n ˈɡaʊən/