yellowtop

noun

Definition of yellowtop

  1. 1a :  any of several goldenrods; especially :  early goldenrod —sometimes plural but singular in construction b :  bitter clover c :  golden crownbeard

  2. 2 :  any of several plant diseases characterized by yellowing of the upper foliage: such as a :  a disease of alfalfa of undetermined cause characterized by a pronounced yellowing of the upper portions of affected plants b :  a yellowing of alfalfa tops caused by the punctures of the potato leafhopper

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of yellowtop

1yellow + top


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up yellowtop? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!