2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Furze \Furze\, noun [OE. firs, As. fyrs.] (Bot.) A thorny evergreen shrub ({Ulex Europ[ae]us}), with beautiful yellow flowers, very common upon the plains and hills of Great Britain; -- called also {gorse}, and {whin}. The dwarf furze is {Ulex nanus}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden- yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe [syn: {gorse}, {furze}, {whin}, {Irish gorse}, {Ulex europaeus}]

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