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1broom

noun \ˈbrüm, ˈbrm\

: a brush that has a long handle and that is used for sweeping floors

: a type of bush that has long, thin branches and yellow flowers

Full Definition of BROOM

1
:  any of various leguminous shrubs (especially genera Cytisus and Genista) with long slender branches, small leaves, and usually showy yellow flowers; especially :  scotch broom
2
:  a bundle of firm stiff twigs or fibers bound together on a long handle especially for sweeping

Origin of BROOM

Middle English, from Old English brōm; akin to Old High German brāmo bramble
First Known Use: before 12th century

2broom

verb

Definition of BROOM

transitive verb
1
:  to sweep with or as if with a broom
2
:  to finish (as a concrete surface) by means of a broom

First Known Use of BROOM

1838

broom

noun \ˈbrüm, ˈbrm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROOM

:  any of various leguminous shrubs (especially genera Cytisus and Genista) with long slender branches, upright growth, small leaves, and usually showy yellow flowers; especially :  scotch broom—see broom top

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