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golden chain

noun
1.

laburnum

[luh-bur-nuh m] /ləˈbɜr nəm/
noun
1.
any of several small trees belonging to the genus Laburnum, of the legume family, having elongated clusters of pendulous yellow flowers, especially L. alpinum, the Scotch laburnum.
Also called golden chain.
Origin of laburnum
1570-1580
1570-80; < New Latin, Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for golden-chain

golden chain

noun
1.
another name for laburnum

laburnum

/ləˈbɜːnəm/
noun
1.
any leguminous tree or shrub of the Eurasian genus Laburnum, having clusters of yellow drooping flowers: all parts of the plant are poisonous
Word Origin
C16: New Latin, from Latin
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Word Origin and History for golden-chain

laburnum

n.

1570s, from Latin laburnum (Pliny), of unknown origin; perhaps from Etruscan.

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