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any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris.
Historical Examples

Woodcraft Alan Douglas
Mother Nature’s Toy-Shop Lina Beard
Flowers of Mountain and Plain Edith S. Clements
Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle
Woodcraft Alan Douglas
The Old Market-Cart Mrs. F. B. Smith

(functioning as sing) any of various plants, such as toadflax, the flowers of which are of two shades of yellow


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