laburnum

noun
la·​bur·​num | \ lə-ˈbər-nəm How to pronounce laburnum (audio) \

Definition of laburnum

: any of a small genus (Laburnum, especially L. anagyroides) of poisonous leguminous shrubs and trees of Eurasia with pendulous racemes of bright yellow flowers

First Known Use of laburnum

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laburnum

New Latin, from Latin

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“Laburnum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laburnum. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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