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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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