Greenweed
Greenweed Green"weed`, n. (Bot.) See {Greenbroom}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • greenweed — Green broom Green broom , n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Genista} ({G. tinctoria}); dyer s weed; called also {greenweed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greenweed — prožirnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių (Fabaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Genista). atitikmenys: lot. Genista angl. broom; greenweed; woadwaxen vok. Ginster rus. дрок lenk. jadwiec; janowiec …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • greenweed — n. (dyer s greenweed) a bushy plant, Genista tinctoria, with deep yellow flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • greenweed — noun Any of several plants, of the genus Genista, related to broom …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • dyer's greenweed — /daɪəz ˈgrinwid/ (say duyuhz greenweed) noun a small shrub, Genista tinctoria, with yellow flowers and yielding a yellow dye, widespread in rough grassland in Europe and western Asia …   Australian English dictionary

  • dyer’s greenweed — dažinis prožirnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dažinis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Genista tinctoria), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Genista tinctoria angl. common woadwaxen; dyer’s broom; dyer’s… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hairy greenweed — plaukuotasis prožirnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Genista pilosa), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Genista pilosa angl. hairy greenweed vok. Haar Ginster; Heide Ginster; Sand Ginster rus. дрок …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dyer's greenweed — 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 broom, ↑dyeweed, ↑greenweed, ↑whin, ↑woadwaxen, ↑Genista… …   Useful english dictionary

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