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Definition 1: any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt) - [noun denoting object]

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(whin is a kind of ...) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

"he threw a rock at me"

Definition 2: small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for whin in the sense of this definition

(whin is a kind of ...) any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers

(... is a member of whin) chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom

Definition 3: very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for whin in the sense of this definition

(whin is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of whin) genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs: gorse

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