ulex

noun \ ˈyüˌleks \

Definition of ulex

1 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
2 plural -es :any plant of the genus Ulex

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Origin and Etymology of ulex

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


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