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[gohl-duh n-rod] /ˈgoʊl dənˌrɒd/

any composite plant of the genus Solidago, most species of which bear numerous small, yellow flower heads.
a strong to vivid yellow.
of the color goldenrod.
any plant of the genus Solidago, of North America, Europe, and Asia, having spikes made up of inflorescences of minute yellow florets: family Asteraceae (composites) See also yellowweed
any of various similar related plants, such as Brachychaeta sphacelata (false goldenrod) of the southern US

1560s, from golden + rod.


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