Definition of Broom tree
1. Noun. Prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe.
Generic synonyms: Broom
Group relationships: Genista, Genus Genista
Lexicographical Neighbors of Broom Tree
Literary usage of Broom tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1908)
"The one whose work is over does remain, The mother, like a withered broom tree left,* In whose mind comes and goes his likeness dear, As things are wont in ..."
2. The Baptist Review by J R Baumes (1881)
"Behold the broom- tree, says another of his pieces; it grows happy and calm ... The humble broom-tree, too, will one day succumb to the cruel power of the ..."
3. Plays of Old Japan, the 'Nō' by Marie Carmichael Stopes (1913)
"... a broom tree, and also refers to a legend about a broom tree which appeared and disappeared. Page 92, note 50.—Time, therefore, for midnight prayer. ..."
4. The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text by Jewish Publication Society of America, Max Leopold Margolis (1917)
"4But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom-tree; and he requested for himself that he might die; ..."
5. Scriptures Hebrew and Christian by Edward Totterson Bartlett, John Punnett Peters (1888)
"But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree ; and he requested for himself that he might die, ..."