from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a low leguminous plant, genus Amorpha (Amorpha canescens), found in the Northwestern United States, where its presence is supposed to indicate lead ore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore
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