Woadwaxen meaning

wōd'wăk'sən
An ornamental plant (Genista tinctoria) of the pea family, with simple leaves and flowers that yield a yellow dye used by the ancient Britons.
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Alternative form of woad-waxen.
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Origin of woadwaxen

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