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taraxacum

noun ta·rax·a·cum \ tə-ˈrak-sə-kəm \

medical Definition of taraxacum

1 capitalized :a genus of chiefly weedy perennial composite herbs which includes the dandelions
2 :the dried rhizome and roots of a dandelion (T. officinale) used as a diuretic, a tonic, and an aperient

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