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dyer's greenweed

[ green-weed ]
/ ˈgrinˌwid /
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noun

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Origin of dyer's greenweed

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for dyer's greenweed

dyer's-greenweed

esp US dyer's-broom


noun

a small Eurasian leguminous shrub, Genista tinctoria, whose yellow flowers yield a yellow dye, formerly mixed with woad to produce the colour Kendal greenAlso called: woadwaxen, woodwaxen
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