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broom

 
Noun broom has 3 senses
  1. broom - a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle
    --1 is a kind of
    cleaning implement
    --1 has parts: broomstick, broom handle
    --1 has particulars: besom; push broom; whisk, whisk broom
    Derived form: verb broom1
  2. broom - any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers
    --2 is a kind of
    shrub, bush
    --2 is a member of Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae
    --2 has particulars:
     weeping tree broom; white broom, white Spanish broom, Cytisus albus, Cytisus multiflorus; common broom, Scotch broom, green broom, Cytisus scoparius; broom tree, needle furze, petty whin, Genista anglica; Spanish broom, Spanish gorse, Genista hispanica; woodwaxen, dyer's greenweed, dyer's-broom, dyeweed, greenweed, whin, woadwaxen, Genista tinctoria; Spanish broom, weaver's broom, Spartium junceum
  3. heather, ling, Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris - common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
    --3 is a kind of heath
    --3 is a member of Calluna, genus Calluna
Verb broom has 2 senses
  1. sweep, broom - sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"
    --1 is one way to wipe, pass over
    Derived form: noun broom1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. broom - finish with a broom
    --2 is one way to
    finish
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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