HyperDic: dandelion

English > 1 sense of the word dandelion:
NOUNplantdandelion, blowballany of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
dandelion > pronunciation
Soundsdae'ndahlay.ahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dandelion: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls.
Synonymblowball
Member ofTaraxacum, genus TaraxacumAn asterid dicot genus of the family Compositae including dandelions
NarrowerRussian dandelion, kok-saghyz, kok-sagyz, Taraxacum kok-saghyzperennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content
common dandelion, Taraxacum ruderalia, Taraxacum officinaleEurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishamargón, colleja, diente de león
Catalandent de lleó, lletsó

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