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dandelion
common dandelion
Taraxacum officinale

dan·de·li·on

 (dăn′dl-ī′ən, -dē-lī′ən)
n.
1. Any of various perennial plants of the genus Taraxacum of the composite family, having many-rayed yellow flower heads and deeply notched basal leaves, especially T. officinale, native to Eurasia and naturalized as a weed in North America, having edible leaves and flower heads that can be used to make wine.
2. A brilliant to vivid yellow.

[Middle English dent-de-lioun, from Old French dentdelion, from Medieval Latin dēns leōnis, lion's tooth (from its sharply indented leaves) : Latin dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in Indo-European roots + Latin leōnis, genitive of leō, lion; see lion.]

dandelion

(ˈdændɪˌlaɪən)
n
1. (Plants) a plant, Taraxacum officinale, native to Europe and Asia and naturalized as a weed in North America, having yellow rayed flowers and deeply notched basal leaves, which are used for salad or wine: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any of several similar related plants
[C15: from Old French dent de lion, literally: tooth of a lion, referring to its leaves]

dan•de•li•on

(ˈdæn dlˌaɪ ən)

n.
any weedy composite plant of the genus Taraxacum, having edible, toothed leaves, golden-yellow flowers, and clusters of white, hairy seeds.
[1505–15; < Middle French, alter. of dent de lion, literally, tooth of (a) lion, translation of Medieval Latin dēns leōnis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dandelion - any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed ballsdandelion - 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
Translations
هِنْدِباء بَرِّيِّةهِنْدِباء بَرِّيَّه
pampeliška
løvetandmælkebøtte
voikukka
maslačak
gyermekláncfû
fífill
タンポポ
민들레
pienė
pienene
púpava
regrat
maskros
พันธุ์ไม้ชนิดหนึ่งใบหยิกมีสีเหลือง
cây bồ công anh

dandelion

[ˈdændɪlaɪən] Ndiente m de león

dandelion

[ˈdændilaɪən] npissenlit m

dandelion

nLöwenzahn m

dandelion

[ˈdændɪlaɪən] ndente m di leone

dandelion

(ˈdӕndilaiən) noun
a kind of common wild plant with jagged leaves and a yellow flower.

dandelion

هِنْدِباء بَرِّيِّة pampeliška løvetand Löwenzahn πικραλίδα diente de león voikukka pissenlit maslačak dente di leone タンポポ 민들레 paardenbloem løvetann mniszek lekarski dente-de-leão одуванчик maskros พันธุ์ไม้ชนิดหนึ่งใบหยิกมีสีเหลือง kara hindiba cây bồ công anh 蒲公英

dandelion

n (bot) diente m de león