[luh-bur-nuh m] /ləˈbɜr nəm/
any of several small trees belonging to the genus Laburnum, of the legume family, having elongated clusters of pendulous yellow flowers, especially L. alpinum, the Scotch laburnum.
any leguminous tree or shrub of the Eurasian genus Laburnum, having clusters of yellow drooping flowers: all parts of the plant are poisonous
1570s, from Latin laburnum (Pliny), of unknown origin; perhaps from Etruscan.
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labyrinthectomy lab·y·rin·thec·to·my (lāb’ə-rĭn-thěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of the labyrinth of the ear.
noun 1. any of several freshwater fishes of the order Labyrinthi, found in southeastern Asia and Africa, having a labyrinthine structure above each gill chamber enabling them to breathe air while out of water. noun 1. any tropical freshwater spiny-finned fish of the family Anabantidae of SE Asia and Africa, having a lunglike respiratory organ […]
[lab-uh-rin-thin, -theen] /ˌlæb əˈrɪn θɪn, -θin/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . 2. complicated; tortuous: the labyrinthine byways of modern literature. /ˌlæbəˈrɪnθaɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to a labyrinth 2. resembling a labyrinth in complexity adj. 1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective forms were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s). labyrinthine […]