kok-saghyz

noun
kok-sa·​ghyz | \ ˌkōk-sə-ˈgēz How to pronounce kok-saghyz (audio) , ˌkäk-, -ˈgiz \
variants: or kok-sagyz

Definition of kok-saghyz

: a perennial Asian dandelion (Taraxacum kok-saghyz) cultivated for its fleshy roots that have a high rubber content

First Known Use of kok-saghyz

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kok-saghyz

Russian kok-sagyz

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“Kok-saghyz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kok-saghyz. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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