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cytisus

Line breaks: cyti|sus
Pronunciation: /sʌɪˈtɪsəs
 
, ˈsɪtɪsəs/

Definition of cytisus in English:

noun

A plant of a large genus of shrubs, mostly native to southern Europe, which includes some brooms.
  • Genus Cytisus, family Leguminosae
Example sentences
  • Even with careful pruning cytisus will become gaunt after about ten years.

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek kutisos.

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