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)
gorsyplay \ˈgȯr-sē\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of gorse
Middle English gorst, from Old English; akin to Old High German gersta barley, Latin hordeum
First Known Use: before 12th century
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