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Overview of noun whin

The noun whin has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. gorse, furze, whin, Irish gorse, Ulex europaeus

(very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe)

2. woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, whin, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria

(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. whinstone, whin

(any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt))

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