plural dyer's-weeds

Definition of dyer's-weed

1 : any of several dye-yielding plants (as the dyer's rocket, the woodwaxen, the dyer's woad)
2 : any of certain plants of the genus Solidago (especially S. nemoralis and S. rugosa) whose yellow flowers are occasionally used in dyeing

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“Dyer's-weed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dyer%27s-weed. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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