[ bas-kit-uh v-gohld, -gohld, bah-skit- ]
/ ˈbæs kɪt əvˌgoʊld, -ˈgoʊld, ˈbɑ skɪt- /


a widely cultivated alyssum, Aurinia saxatilis (or Alyssum saxatile), of the mustard family, growing in dense clumps and having clusters of small yellow flowers.


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Origin of basket-of-gold

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020