capitalized : a genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs (family Leguminosae) including the common furze that are usually destitute of true leaves and have solitary or racemose yellow flowers with a 2-lipped colored calyx
plural -es : any plant of the genus Ulex

Word History


New Latin Ulic-, Ulex, from Latin, a shrub resembling rosemary

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“Ulex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ulex. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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