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gold·en·rod

 (gōl′dən-rŏd′)
n.
Any of numerous chiefly North American plants of the genus Solidago of the composite family, having clusters of small usually yellow flower heads that bloom in late summer or fall.

goldenrod

(ˌɡəʊldənˈrɒd)
n
1. (Plants) any plant of the genus Solidago, of North America, Europe, and Asia, having spikes made up of inflorescences of minute yellow florets: family Asteraceae (composites). See also yellowweed
2. (Plants) any of various similar related plants, such as Brachychaeta sphacelata (false goldenrod) of the southern US

gold•en•rod

(ˈgoʊl dənˌrɒd)

n.
any composite plant of the genus Solidago, most species of which bear numerous small, yellow flower heads.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goldenrod - any of numerous chiefly summer-blooming and fall-blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidagogoldenrod - any of numerous chiefly summer-blooming and fall-blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidago
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
silverrod, Solidago bicolor - plant of eastern North America having creamy white flowers
Canadian goldenrod, meadow goldenrod, Solidago canadensis - large North American goldenrod having showy clusters of yellow flowers on arching branches; often a weed
Missouri goldenrod, Solidago missouriensis - similar to meadow goldenrod but usually smaller
alpine goldenrod, Solidago multiradiata - goldenrod similar to narrow goldenrod but having bristly hairs on edges of leaf stalks; mountainous regions of western America
gray goldenrod, grey goldenrod, Solidago nemoralis - a dyer's weed of Canada and the eastern United States having yellow flowers sometimes used in dyeing
Blue Mountain tea, Solidago odora, sweet goldenrod - goldenrod of eastern America having aromatic leaves from which a medicinal tea is made
dyer's weed, Solidago rugosa - eastern North American herb whose yellow flowers are (or were) used in dyeing
beach goldenrod, seaside goldenrod, Solidago sempervirens - vigorous showy goldenrod common along eastern coast and Gulf Coast of North America
narrow goldenrod, Solidago spathulata - western American goldenrod with long narrow clusters of small yellow flowers
Boott's goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
Elliott's goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
Ohio goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
rough-stemmed goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
showy goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
tall goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
broad leaved goldenrod, zigzag goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
Translations
kultapiisku

goldenrod

[ˈgəʊldənˌrɒd] Nvara f de oro

goldenrod

[ˈgəʊldnˌrɒd] n (Bot) → verga d'oro
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Then the Crab gave her a golden rod, and said, 'Go and strike with this rod three times upon the ground on the place which the King showed you, and to-morrow morning the wall will be there.
Our way lay first over a hill top, gallantly plumed with golden rod, where cloud shadows drifted over us like a gypsying crew.
The sea was roaring hollowly in the distance, the fields were bare and sere, scarfed with golden rod, the brook valley below Green Gables overflowed with asters of ethereal purple, and the Lake of Shining Waters was blue -- blue -- blue; not the changeful blue of spring, nor the pale azure of summer, but a clear, steadfast, serene blue, as if the water were past all moods and tenses of emotion and had settled down to a tranquility unbroken by fickle dreams.
It lay like a golden rod under the front-door--and vanished.
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