krym-saghyz

noun
variants: or krim-saghyz \ ¦krimsə¦gēz , -​giz \
plural -es

Definition of krym-saghyz

: a small dandelion (Taraxacum megalorrhizon) of the Mediterranean region with yellow heads and a long rubber-containing taproot for which it is cultivated

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History and Etymology for krym-saghyz

Russian krym-sagyz, from Krym Crimea, peninsula in the southern part of European Russia, U.S.S.R. + Turki sagĭz rubber, gum

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“Krym-saghyz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krym-saghyz. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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