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gold·i·locks

 (gōl′dē-lŏks′)
n. Informal
A person, usually a woman or girl, with golden or blond hair.

[goldy, golden (from Middle English : gold, gold; see gold + -y, -y; see -y1) + locks, pl. of lock.]

goldilocks

(ˈɡəʊldɪˌlɒks)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (Plants) a Eurasian plant, Aster linosyris (or Linosyris vulgaris), with clusters of small yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) a Eurasian ranunculaceous woodland plant, Ranunculus auricomus, with yellow flowers. See also buttercup
3. (sometimes capital) a person, esp a girl, with light blond hair
4. (Environmental Science) (modifier; sometimes capital) not prone to extremes of temperature, volatility, etc: a goldilocks planet; a goldilocks economy.
5. (modifier; sometimes capital) not prone to extremes of temperature, volatility, etc: a goldilocks planet; a goldilocks economy.
[(for sense 4): C20: from the fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears, in which the heroine prefers the porridge that is neither too hot nor too cold]
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Noun1.Goldilocks - early-flowering perennial of southern and southeastern Europe with flower heads resembling those of goldenrodgoldilocks - early-flowering perennial of southern and southeastern Europe with flower heads resembling those of goldenrod
aster - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
Translations

Goldilocks

[ˈgəʊldɪlɒks] NRubiales
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