from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The dyers' broom, Genista tinctoria: so called from its use in dyeing green. Also called greening-weed, greenweed. See cut under Genista.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A plant of the genus Genista (G. tinctoria); dyer's weed; -- called also greenweed.

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

  • noun deciduous erect spreading broom native to western Europe; widely cultivated for its rich yellow flowers


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