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bur·dock

 (bûr′dŏk′)
n.
Any of several plants of the genus Arctium of the composite family, having edible roots and pink or purplish flower heads surrounded by prickly bracts that form burs.

[bur + dock.]
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burdock

(ˈbɜːˌdɒk)
n
(Plants) a coarse weedy Eurasian plant of the genus Arctium, having large heart-shaped leaves, tiny purple flowers surrounded by hooked bristles, and burlike fruits: family Asteraceae (composites). Also called: hardoke
[C16: from bur + dock4]
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bur•dock

(ˈbɜr dɒk)

n.
a composite plant of the genus Arctium, esp. A. lappa, a coarse broad-leaved weed bearing prickly heads of burs that stick to clothing.
[1590–1600; bur + dock4]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burdock - any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing bursburdock - any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
Arctium minus, common burdock, lesser burdock - a plant that is ubiquitous in all but very acid soil; found in most of Europe and North Africa
Arctium lappa, great burdock, greater burdock, cocklebur - burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Translations
lapo
takiainen
bojtorján
brusture

burdock

[ˈbɜːdɒk] N (Bot) → bardana f
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burdock

nKlette f
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burdock

n (bot) bardana, lampazo (esp. Esp)
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