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burdock

noun bur·dock \ˈbər-ˌdäk\

Definition of BURDOCK

:  any of a genus (Arctium) of coarse composite herbs bearing globular flower heads with prickly bracts

First Known Use of BURDOCK

15th century
BURDOCK Defined for Kids

burdock

noun bur·dock \ˈbər-ˌdäk\

Definition of BURDOCK for Kids

:  a tall weed related to the thistles that has prickly purplish heads of flowers
Medical Dictionary

burdock

noun bur·dock \ˈbər-ˌdäk\

Medical Definition of BURDOCK

:  any of a genus (Arctium) of coarse composite herbs bearing globular flower heads with prickly bracts and including one (A. lappa) that is the source of lappa

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