Woad-waxen
Woad-waxen Woad"-wax`en, n. [Cf. {Wood-wax}.] (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dyer's greenweed — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Genista tinctoria — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greenweed — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greenwood — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whin — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood-wash — Woad waxen Woad wax en, n. [Cf. {Wood wax}.] (Bot.) 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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