Furze noun [ Middle English firs , As. fyrs .] (Botany) A thorny evergreen shrub ( Ulex Europæus ), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; -- called also gorse , and ...
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<botany> A thorny evergreen shrub (Ulex Europaeus), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; called also gorse, and whin. The dwarf furze is Ulex nanus. ... Origin: OE. Firs, As. Fyrs. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A thorny evergreen shrub (Ulex Europaeus), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; -- called also gorse, and whin. The dwarf furze is Ulex nanus.
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furze, any plant of the genus Ulex of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), low, densely branched shrubs with spiny leaves (when present) and fragrant yellow blossoms. U. europaeus, the common furze (also called gorse and whin), thrives in sandy soil; naturalized from Europe, it is used as a hedge ...
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Another name for gorse, a shrub
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thick, prickly shrub that bears yellow flowers in winter.
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[disambiguation] Furze is a genus of about 20 species of evergreen shrubs in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae. Furze may also refer to: ...
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1) Bush 2) Gorse 3) Irish gorse 4) Shrub 5) Spiny shrub 6) Ulex europaeus 7) Whin 8) Yellow-flowered plant
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