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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.
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(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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a composite plant of the genus Arctium, esp. A. lappa, a coarse broad-leaved weed bearing prickly heads of burs that stick to clothing.
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|Noun||1.||burdock - 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
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burdock[ˈbɜːdɒk] N (Bot) → bardana f
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n → Klette f
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burdockn (bot) bardana, lampazo (esp. Esp)
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