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Noun: woadwaxen  'wowd,wak-sun
  1. Small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
    - woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, whin, Genista tinctoria

Derived forms: woadwaxens

Type of: broom

Part of: Genista, genus Genista

Encyclopedia: Woadwaxen