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laburnum Line breaks: la¦bur|num
Pronunciation: /ləˈbəːnəm/

Definition of laburnum in English:


A small European tree which has hanging clusters of yellow flowers followed by slender pods containing poisonous seeds. The hard timber is sometimes used as an ebony substitute.
  • Genus Laburnum, family Leguminosae
Example sentences
  • In a really well-furnished country garden the laburnums are equal in splendour to any trees that are grown.
  • The only thing I have heard about laburnums is that they can seed around like crazy.
  • It's something that laburnums suffer from and I fear that once you've got it, it will spread very rapidly through all the other laburnums.


Modern Latin, from Latin.

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