basket-of-gold
noun Date: circa 1889 a European perennial herb (Aurinia saxatilis syn. Alyssum saxatile) of the mustard family widely cultivated for its grayish foliage and yellow flowers

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  • basket-of-gold — [bas′kitəv gōld′, bäs′kitəv gōld′] n. a yellow flowered perennial plant (Alyssum saxatile, now more properly Aurinia saxatilis) of the crucifer family, often used in rock gardens …   English World dictionary

  • basket-of-gold — uolinė aurinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Aurinia saxatilis), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aurinia saxatilis angl. basket of gold; gold dust; golden… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • basket-of-gold — bas′ket of gold′ n. pln a widely cultivated alyssum, Aurinia saxatilis (or Alyssum saxatile), of the mustard family, growing in dense clumps and having clusters of small yellow flowers • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • basket-of-gold — /bas kit euhv gohld , gohld , bah skit /, n. a widely cultivated alyssum, Aurinia saxatilis (or Alyssum saxatile), of the mustard family, growing in dense clumps and having clusters of small yellow flowers. [1925 30] * * * ▪ plant also called… …   Universalium

  • basket-of-gold — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a European perennial herb (Alyssum saxatile) widely cultivated especially in rock gardens and having grayish foliage and yellow flowers in compact clusters that elongate in fruit called also golden tuft …   Useful english dictionary

  • gold-dust — uolinė aurinija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Aurinia saxatilis), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aurinia saxatilis angl. basket of gold; gold dust; golden… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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