gold of pleasure
Date: 1597 a European herb (Camelina sativa) of the mustard family that is cultivated for its oil-rich seeds

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  • gold-of-pleasure — n. (Bot.) An annual European false flax ({Camelina sativa}) having small white flowers; cultivated since Neolithic times as a source of fiber and for its oil rich seeds; widely naturalized in North America. Syn: gold of pleasure, {Camelina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gold-of-pleasure — sėjamoji judra statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos pašarinis, aliejinis augalas (Camelina sativa), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Camelina parodii; Camelina sativa; Myagrum sativum angl. big seed false flax;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • gold-of-pleasure — gold of pleas·ure (gōldʹəv plĕzhʹər) n. A Eurasian plant (Camelina sativa) having small yellow flowers and seeds rich in oil. * * * …   Universalium

  • gold-of-pleasure — gold of pleasˈure noun A cruciferous plant (Camelina sativa), yellow flowered, once much cultivated for its oil rich seeds • • • Main Entry: ↑gold …   Useful english dictionary

  • gold of pleasure — noun annual European false flax having small white flowers; cultivated since Neolithic times as a source of fiber and for its oil rich seeds; widely naturalized in North America • Syn: ↑Camelina sativa • Hypernyms: ↑crucifer, ↑cruciferous plant • …   Useful english dictionary

  • gold-of-pleasure — /goʊld əv ˈplɛʒə/ (say gohld uhv plezhuh) noun a herb, Camelina sativa, with small yellowish flowers …   Australian English dictionary

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  • gold — n. & adj. n. 1 a yellow malleable ductile high density metallic element resistant to chemical reaction, occurring naturally in quartz veins and gravel, and precious as a monetary medium, in jewellery, etc. Usage: Symb.: Au. 2 the colour of gold.… …   Useful english dictionary

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