Laburnums



[luh-bur-nuh m] /ləˈbɜr nəm/

noun
1.
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.
/ləˈbɜːnəm/
noun
1.
any leguminous tree or shrub of the Eurasian genus Laburnum, having clusters of yellow drooping flowers: all parts of the plant are poisonous
n.

1570s, from Latin laburnum (Pliny), of unknown origin; perhaps from Etruscan.

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