either of two white-flowered primulaceous plants, Samolus valerandi of Europe or S. floribundus of North America, growing in moist places Also called water pimpernel See also pimpernel
an implement for sweeping, consisting of a brush of straw or stiff strands of synthetic material bound tightly to the end of a long handle. any shrubby plant belonging to the genus Genista or the genus Cytisus, of the legume family, especially C. scoparius, common in Western Europe on uncultivated ground and having long, slender […]
a game similar to ice hockey, usually played on a rink, in which the players, often not wearing skates, use brooms instead of hockey sticks to shoot a volleyball into the opponent’s goal.
baseboard (def 1).
any of several varieties of sorghum having a long, stiff-branched panicle used in the manufacture of brooms. noun a variety of sorghum, Sorghum vulgare technicum, the long stiff flower stalks of which have been used for making brooms
any of various parasitic plants, especially of the genus Orobanche, living on the roots of broom and other plants. Historical Examples The Khedive’s Country George Manville Fenn Science and Practice in Farm Cultivation James Buckman noun any orobanchaceous plant of the genus Orobanche: brownish small-flowered leafless parasites on the roots of other plants, esp on […]