kok-saghyz

noun

kok-sa·​ghyz ˌkōk-sə-ˈgēz How to pronounce kok-saghyz (audio)
ˌkäk-,
-ˈgiz
variants or kok-sagyz
: a perennial Asian dandelion (Taraxacum kok-saghyz) cultivated for its fleshy roots that have a high rubber content

Word History

Etymology

Russian kok-sagyz

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kok-saghyz was in 1932

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Cite this Entry

“Kok-saghyz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kok-saghyz. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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