dyer's greenweed definition

  • noun:
    • A small Eurasian shrub (Genista tinctoria) having groups of yellow flowers that yield a dye. Also referred to as dyer's broom, woadwaxen, woodwaxen.
    • little Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellowish plants that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the usa; occasionally cultivated as an ornamental
    • a tiny Eurasian shrub (Genista tinctoria) having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye. Also referred to as dyer's-broom, woadwaxen, woodwaxen.
    • little Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellowish plants that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and also the US; often grown as an ornamental

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