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laburnum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laburnum  \La*bur"num\,  n.  [L.]  (Bot.) 
  A  small  leguminous  tree  ({Cytisus  Laburnum}),  native  of  the 
  Alps.  The  plant  is  reputed  to  be  poisonous,  esp.  the  bark  and 
  seeds.  It  has  handsome  racemes  of  yellow  blossoms. 
 
  Note:  Scotch  laburnum  ({Cytisus  alpinus})  is  similar,  but  has 
  smooth  leaves;  purple  laburnum  is  {C.  purpureus}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Laburnum 
  n  :  flowering  shrubs  or  trees  having  bright  yellow  flowers;  all 
  parts  of  the  plant  are  poisonous  [syn:  {Laburnum},  {genus 
  Laburnum}] 




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