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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rocket \Rock"et\, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant (Eruca sativa) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. [1913 Webster] Dyer's Rocket. (Bot.) See Dyer's broom, under Broom. Rocket larkspur (Bot.), an annual plant with showy flowers in long racemes (Delphinium Ajacis). Sea rocket (Bot.), either of two fleshy cruciferous plants (Cakile maritima and Cakile Americana) found on the seashore of Europe and America. Yellow rocket (Bot.), a common cruciferous weed with yellow flowers (Barbarea vulgaris). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dyer \Dy"er\, n. One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like. [1913 Webster] dyer's rocket, Dyer's weed. Same as Dyer's broom. [1913 Webster] dyer's broom