Meaning of woadwaxen

woad•wax•en

Pronunciation: (wōd'wak"sun), [key]
— n.
  1. an ornamental Eurasian shrub, Genista tinctoria, whose flowers yield a yellow dye formerly used with woad to make a permanent green dye.
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