Gorse meaning

gôrs
Any of several spiny evergreen shrubs of the genus Ulex of the pea family, especially U. europaeus, native to Europe and naturalized elsewhere, having fragrant yellow flowers and black pods.
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Evergreen shrub, of the genus Ulex, having spiny leaves and yellow flowers.
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Origin of gorse

  • Middle English gorst, gors from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English gorst, from Old English gors, akin to German Gerste (“barley”).

    From Wiktionary