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blowball

(ˈbləʊˌbɔːl)
n
the seed head of a dandelion
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Noun1.blowball - any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed ballsblowball - any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
genus Taraxacum, Taraxacum - an asterid dicot genus of the family Compositae including dandelions
common dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, Taraxacum ruderalia - Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine
kok-saghyz, kok-sagyz, Russian dandelion, Taraxacum kok-saghyz - perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Irish Daisy, Blowball, or Piss-a-bed) is apparently a fine diuretic and helpful in cases of insomnia or dyspepsia.
For example, if you are wondering if a loved one is thinking about you, blow on a blowball.