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  Definition of Whin
  1. any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)
  2. small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as weed in England and United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental
  3. very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe
Similar Words: whinstone, woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria, gorse, furze, Irish gorse, Ulex europaeus

 

Member Meronyms: Genista, genus Genista, Ulex, genus Ulex

 

 
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