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}, and {wood-waxen}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Genista tinctoria — noun 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 • Syn: ↑woodwaxen, ↑dyer s greenweed, ↑dyer s broom, ↑dyeweed, ↑greenweed, ↑whin,… …   Useful english dictionary

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