golden glow

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golden glow

n.
A tall plant (Rudbeckia laciniata) in the composite family, cultivated for its large, yellow, many-rayed double flower heads.

gold′en glow′


n.
a tall coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata, with many showy yellow flowerheads.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.golden glow - very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower headsgolden glow - very tall branching herb with showy much-doubled yellow flower heads
genus Rudbeckia, Rudbeckia - North American perennial herbs with showy cone-shaped flower heads
cutleaved coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata - tall leafy plant with erect branches ending in large yellow flower heads with downward-arching rays; grow in Rocky Mountains south to Arizona and east to the Atlantic coast
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Her personality, her laughter, the intonations of her voice, the impossible golden glow of her eyes, the light on her hair, her form, her dress, her actions on horseback, her merest physical mannerisms--all, pictured over and over in his mind and dwelt upon, served to take the place of many a cocktail or long Scotch and soda.
She stood there in so much of her candor and so little of her nightgown, with her pink bare feet and the golden glow of her curls.
But, still in a faint, golden glow from her dandeleonine dream, she fingered the typewriter keys absently for a little while, with her mind and heart in the meadow lane with her young farmer.