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Pronunciation: (wōd'wak"sun), [key]
n.
an ornamental Eurasian shrub, Genista tinctoria, whose flowers yield a yellow dye formerly used with woad to make a permanent green dye. Also,woodwaxen.Also called dyer's-broom, dyer's greenweed, dyer's greenwood.

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