dyer's rocket


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dyer's rocket

n.
A European plant (Reseda luteola) having long spikes of small, yellowish-green flowers and yielding a yellow dye. Also called weld2.

dyer's rocket

n
(Plants) a Eurasian resedaceous plant, Reseda luteola, with a spike of yellowish-green flowers and long narrow leaves: formerly cultivated as the source of a yellow dye, used with woad to make Lincoln green. Also called: weld
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Noun1.dyer's rocket - European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dyedyer's rocket - European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America
genus Reseda - Old World genus of herbs having racemose flowers: mignonette; dyer's rocket
reseda - any plant of the genus Reseda
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