green-broom definition

  • noun:
    • A plant associated with the genus Genista (G. tinctoria); dyer's-weed; -- called also greenweed.
    • The dyers' broom, Genista tinctoria: so named from its use within dyeing green. Also referred to as greening-weed, greenweed. See cut-under Genista.
    • deciduous erect spreading broom indigenous to western Europe; commonly cultivated for the wealthy yellowish flowers

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