dyers-greenweed

dyer's greenweed

[green-weed]
noun

Origin:
1590–1600

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dyer's-greenweed or esp (US) dyer's-broom
 
n
woadwaxen, Also called: woodwaxen a small Eurasian leguminous shrub, Genista tinctoria, whose yellow flowers yield a yellow dye, formerly mixed with woad to produce the colour Kendal green
 
dyer's-broom or esp (US) dyer's-broom
 
n

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