any spiny shrub of the genus Ulex, of the legume family, native to the Old World, especially U. europaeus, having rudimentary leaves and yellow flowers and growing in waste places and sandy soil.
any evergreen shrub of the leguminous genus Ulex, esp the European species U. europeaus, which has yellow flowers and thick green spines instead of leaves Also called furze, whin
Old English gors “gorse, furze,” from Proto-Germanic *gorst- (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German gersta, Middle Dutch gherste, Dutch gerst, German gerste “barley”), from PIE *ghers- “to bristle” (cf. Latin hordeum “barley;” see horror).
/ˈɡɔːsɛð/ noun 1. (in Wales) the bardic institution associated with the eisteddfod, esp a meeting of bards and druids held daily before the eisteddfod
[gawr-tn] /ˈgɔr tn/ noun 1. John Grey, 1911–2002, Australian political leader: prime minister 1968–71. /ˈɡɔːtən/ noun 1. Sir John Grey. 1911–2002, Australian statesman; prime minister (1968–71)
[gawr-ee, gohr-ee] /ˈgɔr i, ˈgoʊr i/ adjective, gorier, goriest. 1. covered or stained with ; bloody. 2. resembling . 3. involving much bloodshed and violence: a gory battle. 4. unpleasant or disagreeable: to reveal the gory details of a divorce. /ˈɡɔːrɪ/ adjective gorier, goriest 1. horrific or bloodthirsty: a gory story 2. involving bloodshed and […]
[gœrts] /gœrts/ noun 1. German name of . /ɡœrts/ noun 1. the German name for Gorizia