Definition of Whin

1. Noun. Very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe.

Exact synonyms: Furze, Gorse, Irish Gorse, Ulex Europaeus
Group relationships: Genus Ulex, Ulex
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

2. Noun. Small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental.

3. Noun. Any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt).
Exact synonyms: Whinstone
Generic synonyms: Rock, Stone

Definition of Whin

1. n. Gorse; furze. See Furze.

2. n. Gorse; furze. See Furze.

Definition of Whin

1. Noun. gorse ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whin

1. furze [n -S] - See also: furze

Medical Definition of Whin

1. 1. Gorse; furze. See Furze. "Through the whins, and by the cairn." (Burns) Woad-waxed. 2. Same as Whinstone. Moor whin or Petty whin, the redwing. Origin: W. Chwyn weeds, a single weed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Whin

whimsical
whimsicalities
whimsicality
whimsically
whimsicalness
whimsicalnesses
whimsied
whimsier
whimsies
whimsiest
whimsily
whimsy
whimwham
whimwhams
whin (current term)
whinberries
whinberry
whinchat
whinchats
whine
whined
whiner
whiners
whines
whiney
whing
whingding
whingdings
whinge

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