goldilocks

noun plural but singular or plural in construction gold·i·locks \ˈgōldēˌläks, -diˌ-\
variants: or

goldylocks

\ˈgōldēˌläks, -diˌ-\

Definition of goldilocks

  1. 1 :  a European herb (Linosyris vulgaris) of the family Compositae with heads of flowers resembling those of goldenrod

  2. 2 :  any of several shrubby southern African composite plants (genus Chrysocoma) that have bright yellow flower heads

  3. 3 :  a European buttercup (Ranunculus auricomus)

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Origin and Etymology of goldilocks

goldy + locks, plural of lock (curl)


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