basket-of-gold

noun

Definition of basket-of-gold

: a European perennial herb (Aurinia saxatilis synonym Alyssum saxatile) of the mustard family widely cultivated for its grayish foliage and yellow flowers

First Known Use of basket-of-gold

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Basket-of-gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basket-of-gold. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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