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noun \ˈgrs\

Definition of GORSE

:  a spiny yellow-flowered European shrub (Ulex europaeus) of the legume family; broadly :  any of several related plants (genera Ulex and Genista)
gorsy \ˈgr-sē\ adjective

Origin of GORSE

Middle English gorst, from Old English; akin to Old High German gersta barley, Latin hordeum
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Seed Plant Terms

aubergine, box, bramble, briar, composite, perpetual, pulse, trefoil

Rhymes with GORSE


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