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NOUN (1)

1. European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America;
[syn: dyer's rocket, dyer's mignonette, weld, Reseda luteola]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luteic \Lu*te"ic\, a. (Chem.) (a) Pertaining to, or derived from, weld (Reseda luteola). (b) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid resembling luteolin, but obtained from the flowers of Euphorbia cyparissias. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luteolin \Lu"te*o*lin\, n. [From NL. Reseda luteola, fr. L. luteolus yellowish, fr. luteus: cf. F. lut['e]oline. See Luteous.] (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff obtained from the foliage of the dyer's broom (Reseda luteola). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\ (w[e^]ld), n. [OE. welde; akin to Scot. wald, Prov. G. waude, G. wau, Dan. & Sw. vau, D. wouw.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An herb (Reseda luteola) related to mignonette, growing in Europe, and to some extent in America; dyer's broom; dyer's rocket; dyer's weed; wild woad. It is used by dyers to give a yellow color. [Written also woald, wold, and would.] [1913 Webster] 2. Coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Woad \Woad\, n. [OE. wod, AS. w[=a]d; akin to D. weede, G. waid, OHG. weit, Dan. vaid, veid, Sw. veide, L. vitrum.] [Written also wad, and wade.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis tinctoria) of the family Cruciferae (syn. Brassicaceae). It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves. See isatin. [1913 Webster] 2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing. [1913 Webster] Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry figures. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Wild woad (Bot.), the weld (Reseda luteola). See Weld. Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Broom \Broom\ (br[=oo]m), n. [OE. brom, brome, AS. br[=o]m; akin to LG. bram, D. brem, OHG. br[=a]mo broom, thorn?bush, G. brombeere blackberry. Cf. Bramble, n.] 1. (Bot.) A plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; esp., the Cytisus scoparius of Western Europe, which is a low shrub with long, straight, green, angular branches, minute leaves, and large yellow flowers. [1913 Webster] No gypsy cowered o'er fires of furze and broom. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. An implement for sweeping floors, etc., commonly made of the panicles or tops of broom corn, bound together or attached to a long wooden handle; -- so called because originally made of the twigs of the broom. [1913 Webster] Butcher's broom, a plant (Ruscus aculeatus) of the Smilax family, used by butchers for brooms to sweep their blocks; -- called also knee holly. See Cladophyll. Dyer's broom, a species of mignonette (Reseda luteola), used for dyeing yellow; dyer's weed; dyer's rocket. Spanish broom. See under Spanish. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Reseda luteola n 1: European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America [syn: dyer's rocket, dyer's mignonette, weld, Reseda luteola]