dyers rocket

dyer's rocket

noun
weld2.

Origin:
1860–65; cultivated for a yellow dye

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dyer's rocket
 
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Also called: weld a Eurasian resedaceous plant, Reseda luteola, with a spike of yellowish-green flowers and long narrow leaves: formerly cultivated as the source of a yellow dye, used with woad to make Lincoln green

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