Reseda luteola



  • A herb (Reseda luteola) related to mignonette, growing in Europe, and to some extent in America, used to make a yellow dye.
  • The yellow coloring matter or dye extracted from this plant.
  • The joint made by welding.



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  • From Middle English welde, wolde, from Old English *weald, weard, variant from of wād, Proto-West Germanic *waiʀd, from Proto-Germanic *waizdaz. Alternatively reborrowed from or contaminated by Anglo-Norman wold, wolde (compare Old French guaide). woad.
  • Alteration of well, probably influenced by the past participle, welled.
  • From Old English weald (sense 2).

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