yellow rocket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow rocket noxious cress with yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Yellow rocket (Bot) a common cruciferous weed with yellow flowers (Barbarea vulgaris).
    • Yellow rocket (Bot) See under Rattle, and Rocket.
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Usage

In literature:

Winter-cress, or Yellow Rocket.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
On the screen the mountains danced weirdly as the set rocketed swiftly away and then came the glint of red and yellow desert.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
I met an old man on the road, and his face as yellow as dyer's rocket.
"Mearing Stones" by Joseph Campbell
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In news:

North Korea's much-anticipated rocket launch ended quickly in failure early Friday, splintering into pieces over the Yellow Sea soon after takeoff.
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