from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An elegant leguminous shrub, Anthyllis Barba-Jovis, of southern Europe. It has yellow flowers and silvery pinnate leaves, suggesting this name and that of Jupiter's-beard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. deciduous unarmed North American shrub with silvery leaves and fruits
  • n. silvery hairy European shrub with evergreen foliage and pale yellow flowers


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