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- n. A leguminous plant (Genista tinctoria).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A leguminous plant (Genista tinctoria) of Europe and Russian Asia, and adventitious in America; -- called also greenwood, greenweed, dyer's greenweed, and whin, wood-wash, wood-wax, and wood-waxen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The dyers' green-weed, Genista tinctoria. See Genista (with cut).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
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