Genista

• (n.) A genus of plants including the common broom of Western Europe.
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Genista

(Broom, Dyers' Greenweed, Needle Furze, Petty Whin, Spanish Gorse) This group consists of about eighty evergreen and deciduous, hardy and tender shrubs or small trees that are natives of Europe, western Asia, and North Africa. These plants, commonly known as Brooms, have whip-like branches and green branchlets that are sparsely covered with foliage...
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Genista

Ge·nis'ta noun [ Latin , broom.] (Botany) A genus of plants including the common broom of Western Europe.
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genista

genista (junis'tu) : see broom.
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Genista

Genista is a genus of leguminous plants consisting of about 100 species, one of which is the Planta genista, the Plante genet, from which the Plantagenets took their name. The Genista tinctoria, or dyer's broom, so called, as it was formerly much employed by dyers, who obtained a good fixed yellow or orange colour from it, is frequent in England an...
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Genista

[n] - chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
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