Definition of cytisus
1 capitalized : a large genus of stiff or spiny shrubs (family Leguminosae) native to Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia and having showy racemose flowers with a 2-lipped calyx — see broom 1
2 plural cytisi : a plant of the genus Cytisus
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Origin and Etymology of cytisus
New Latin, from Latin, a shrub (Medicago arborea), from Greek kytisos
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