noun. very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe.
- Ulex europaeus
- genus Ulex
- Irish gorse
- gorst (Middle English (1100-1500))
- gors (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Sentences with gorse
1. Noun, singular or mass
A links course is along the sea, consists of sandy soil and has little vegetation other than tall sea grasses and gorse, a hearty low-growing evergreen plant.