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Scotch broom

Scotch broom

noun

Definition of SCOTCH BROOM

:  a deciduous broom (Cytisus scoparius) of western Europe that is widely cultivated for its bright yellow or partly red flowers and that has become naturalized in North America

First Known Use of SCOTCH BROOM

circa 1818

Scotch broom

noun \ˈskäch-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCOTCH BROOM

:  a deciduous broom (Cytisus scoparius) of western Europe that contains the alkaloid sparteine, is the source of scoparius, and is widely cultivated for its bright yellow or partly red flowers

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