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Related / Similar Words: whinstone, woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria, gorse, furze, Irish gorse, Ulex europaeus

 

Definition:
  • any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt);
  • small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as weed in England and United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental;
  • very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe;

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    Member Meronyms: Genista, genus Genista, Ulex, genus Ulex

     

     
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