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Meaning of whin

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-
           yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe [syn:
           {gorse}, {furze}, {whin}, {Irish gorse}, {Ulex europaeus}]
      2: small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that
         yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United
         States; sometimes grown as an ornamental [syn: {woodwaxen},
         {dyer's greenweed}, {dyer's-broom}, {dyeweed}, {greenweed},
         {whin}, {woadwaxen}, {Genista tinctoria}]
      3: any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks
         consisting of chert or basalt) [syn: {whinstone}, {whin}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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