gorse

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noun \ ˈgȯrs \

Definition of gorse

:a spiny yellow-flowered European shrub (Ulex europaeus) of the legume family; broadly :any of several related plants (genera Ulex and Genista)

gorsy

play \ˈgȯr-sē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of gorse

Middle English gorst, from Old English; akin to Old High German gersta barley, Latin hordeum

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