Definition of gold of pleasure in English:

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gold of pleasure

noun

[mass noun]
A yellow-flowered Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, which yields fibre, oilseed, and seed for cage birds.
  • Camelina sativa, family Cruciferae.
Example sentences
  • Other crops come and go - einkorn, bread wheat, spelt, millet, flax, oats and gold of pleasure.
  • The plant-species selected for production is a stone age crop known as false flax or gold of pleasure.
  • Gold of pleasure has been grown in Europe for centuries and in the Iron and Bronze ages was an important agricultural crop.

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