Origin of goldenroddescriptive
(countable and uncountable, plural goldenrods)
- Any tall-stemmed plant principally from genus Solidago (also Oligoneuron), usually with clusters of small yellow flowers.
- A golden-yellow colour, like that of the goldenrod plant.
(comparative more goldenrod, superlative most goldenrod)
- Of a golden-yellow colour, like that of the goldenrod plant.
goldenrod - Computer Definition
A term used to describe the thick coaxial cable specified by the IEEE as 10Base5, for use in early Ethernet networks.The term was in reference to the high cost and high value of the cable, as well as the yellow cable sheath used by some manufacturers.The cable also was about as thick and inflexible as a rod. See also 10Base5, coaxial cable, Ethernet, and IEEE.