Definition of Spanish gorse

1. Noun. Erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Genista Hispanica, Spanish Broom
Generic synonyms: Broom
Group relationships: Genista, Genus Genista



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish Gorse

Spanish broom
Spanish burgoo
Spanish capital
Spanish cedar
Spanish cedar tree
Spanish chestnut
Spanish chestnuts
Spanish dagger
Spanish donkey
Spanish donkeys
Spanish elm
Spanish fever
Spanish flu
Spanish fly
Spanish garlic
Spanish gorse
Spanish green
Spanish grunt
Spanish guitar
Spanish ham
Spanish heath
Spanish influenza
Spanish iris
Spanish lime
Spanish lime tree
Spanish mackerel
Spanish monetary unit
Spanish moss
Spanish oak
Spanish omelet

Literary usage of Spanish gorse

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1. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"... twiggy growth, which loads its slender branches with yellow flowers in spring. n The Yellow Spanish Broom (not the common yellow spanish gorse, ..."

2. An Autumn Tour in Spain in the Year 1859 by Richard Roberts (1860)
"Oar course lay between a double mountain- range, which, clothed with many a southern shrub—oleander, myrtle, arbutus, gum-cistus, and spanish gorse—declined ..."

3. An Autumn Tour in Spain in the Year 1859 by Richard Roberts (1860)
"... gum-cistus, and spanish gorse—declined in gentle slopes to the water's edge. Here and there, when an occasional tract of level ground gave room for man ..."

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