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dandelion

noun dan·de·li·on \ˈdan-də-ˌlī-ən, -dē-\

: a very common wild plant that has bright yellow flowers

Full Definition of DANDELION

:  any of a genus (Taraxacum) of yellow-flowered composite herbs with milky sap; especially :  one (T. officinale) sometimes grown as a potherb and nearly cosmopolitan as a weed

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Origin of DANDELION

Middle English dendelyoun, from Anglo-French dent de lion, literally, lion's tooth
First Known Use: 14th century

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DANDELION Defined for Kids

dandelion

noun dan·de·li·on \ˈdan-də-ˌlī-ən\

Definition of DANDELION for Kids

:  a weedy plant that has bright yellow flowers with hollow stems and leaves that are sometimes used as food
Medical Dictionary

dandelion

noun dan·de·li·on \ˈdan-dəl-ˌī-ən\

Medical Definition of DANDELION

:  any plant of the genus Taraxacum; especially :  an herb (T. officinale) sometimes grown as a potherb and nearly cosmopolitan as a weed
July 06, 2015
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