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[rag-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈrægˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
any of various composite plants of the genus Senecio, as S. jacobaea, of the Old World, having yellow flowers and irregularly lobed leaves, or S. aureus (golden ragwort) of North America, also having yellow flowers.
any of several plants of the genus Senecio, esp S. jacobaea of Europe, that have yellow daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites) See also groundsel (sense 1)
mid-15c., from ragged, in reference to the appearance of the leaves, + wort.
noun 1. an ornamental tree, Koelreuteria paniculata, of the soapberry family, native to China and adjacent areas, having pinnate leaves, large clusters of fragrant yellow flowers, and inflated pods containing black seeds used as beads.
- Golden raisin
noun a small, light-colored, seedless raisin that is more tart than ordinary raisins Examples She made golden raisin fried rice. Usage Note cooking
- Golden ratio
noun 1. the ratio of two lengths, equal in value to (1 + √5)/2, and given by b/a = (b + a)/b; it is the reciprocal of the golden section and also equal to (1 + golden section) Φ Compare golden section noun the value (1 + sqrt(5)) / 2, which is approximately 1.6180339887, the […]
noun 1. one of an English breed of retrievers having a thick, flat or wavy, golden coat. noun 1. a compact large breed of dog having a silky coat of flat or wavy hair of a gold or dark-cream colour, well-feathered on the legs and tail noun phrase A successful motion-picture executive: A golden retriever […]