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Related / Similar Words: heather, ling, Scots heather, Calluna vulgaris, sweep

 

Definition:
  • a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle;
  • common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere;
  • any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers;
  • finish with a broom;
  • sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed";

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    Hyponyms: besom, push broom, whisk, whisk broom, weeping tree broom, white broom, white Spanish broom, Cytisus albus, Cytisus multiflorus, common broom, Scotch broom, green broom, Cytisus scoparius, broom tree, needle furze, petty whin, Genista anglica, Spanish broom, Spanish gorse, Genista hispanica, woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, whin, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria, weaver's broom, Spartium junceum

     

    Grouped Verbs: sweep

     

    Member Meronyms: Calluna, genus Calluna, Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae

     

    Derivational Morphology: sweep, sweeper, carpet sweeper, sweeping

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 掃把   Dutch: bezem  
    Finnish: luuta   Galician: vasoira  
    German: Besen   Greek: σκούπα  
    Hebrew: מטאטא   Japanese:  
    Polish: miotła   Russian: метла  
    Slovene: metla   Swedish: kvast  
     
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