Scotch broom

  1. the broom, Cytisus scoparius.

Origin of Scotch broom

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

Words Nearby Scotch broom Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Scotch broom in a sentence

  • In the spring there was Scotch broom on the bluffs—yellow as gold, with the blue beyond.

    The Trumpeter Swan | Temple Bailey
  • Mary has just come to call on me, bringing an unkempt bouquet of Scotch broom from the garden.

    Insect Stories | Vernon L. Kellogg
  • A very promising colony of them seems to have sprung up in my Scotch broom bushes.

    Insect Stories | Vernon L. Kellogg