goldilocks

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

Definition of goldilocks

1 : a European herb (Linosyris vulgaris) of the family Compositae with heads of flowers resembling those of goldenrod
2 : any of several shrubby southern African composite plants (genus Chrysocoma) that have bright yellow flower heads
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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