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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Woad-waxen  \Woad"-wax`en\,  n.  [Cf.  {Wood-wax}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  leguminous  plant  ({Genista  tinctoria})  of  Europe  and 
  Russian  Asia,  and  adventitious  in  America;  --  called  also 
  {greenwood},  {greenweed},  {dyer's  greenweed},  and  {whin}, 
  {wood-wash},  {wood-wax},  and  {wood-waxen}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Green-broom  \Green"-broom`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Genista}  ({G.  tinctoria});  dyer's  weed; 
  --  called  also  {greenweed}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenweed  \Green"weed`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  See  {Greenbroom}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greenweed 
  n  :  small  Eurasian  shrub  having  clusters  of  yellow  flowers  that 
  yield  a  dye;  common  as  weed  in  England  and  United  States; 
  sometimes  grown  as  an  ornamental  [syn:  {woodwaxen},  {dyer's 
  greenweed},  {dyer's-broom},  {dyeweed},  {whin},  {woadwaxen}, 
  {Genista  tinctoria}] 




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