a plant, Gentiana lutea, of Europe and Asia Minor, having yellow flowers, the rootstock yielding a bitter tonic.
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How to use yellow gentian in a sentence
Gentiana acaulis, with deep-blue flowers; Gen′tianine, a yellow crystalline bitter compound obtained from the yellow gentian.
Antoinette watched the cows grazing, and stroked the smooth, glossy leaves of a yellow gentian with the end of her parasol.Samuel Brohl & Company | Victor Cherbuliez