basket-of-gold

noun

bas·​ket-of-gold ˈba-skit-əv-ˈgōld How to pronounce basket-of-gold (audio)
: a European perennial herb (Aurinia saxatilis synonym Alyssum saxatile) of the mustard family widely cultivated for its grayish foliage and yellow flowers

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of basket-of-gold was in 1818

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“Basket-of-gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basket-of-gold. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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