any of a genus (Laburnum) of small, poisonous trees and shrubs of the pea family, with three-part leaves and drooping racemes of yellow flowers
Origin of laburnumModern Latin ; from Classical Latin
Any of several poisonous trees or shrubs of the genus Laburnum of the pea family, especially L. anagyroides, which is cultivated for its drooping clusters of yellow flowers.
Origin of laburnumNew Latin Laburnum, genus name, from Latin laburnum, broad-leaved bean-trefoil, perhaps of Etruscan origin.
- Any tree of genus Laburnum, which have bright yellow flowers and are poisonous.