Definitions for dandelionˈdæn dlˌaɪ ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dan•de•li•onˈdæn dlˌaɪ ən(n.)
any weedy composite plant of the genus Taraxacum, having edible, toothed leaves, golden-yellow flowers, and clusters of white, hairy seeds.
Origin of dandelion:
1505–15; < MF, alter. of dent de lion, lit., tooth of (a) lion, trans. of ML dēns leōnis
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
dandelion(noun)ˈdæn dlˌaɪ ən
a common weed with yellow flowers
Any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves, especially the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).
The flower head or fruiting head of the dandelion plant.
Of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.
a well-known plant of the genus Taraxacum (T. officinale, formerly called T. Dens-leonis and Leontodos Taraxacum) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves
Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North and South America, and two species, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide. Both species are edible in their entirety. The common name dandelion is given to members of the genus, and like other members of the Asteraceae family, they have very small flowers collected together into a composite flower head. Each single flower in a head is called a floret. Many Taraxacum species produce seeds asexually by apomixis, where the seeds are produced without pollination, resulting in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent plant.
Translations for dandelion
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a kind of common wild plant with jagged leaves and a yellow flower.
- هِنْدِباء بَرِّيَّهArabic
- dente-de-leãoPortuguese (BR)
- der LöwenzahnGerman
- løvetand; mælkebøtteDanish
- diente de leónSpanish
- שֵׁן הָאֲרִיHebrew
- कुकरौंधा, सिंहपर्णीHindi
- tumbuhan berbunga kuning pekatMalay
- يو ډول بوټى چه ژيړ ګلان كوى. ژيړګلىPashto
- 蒲公英Chinese (Trad.)
- شیر دنداںUrdu
- cây bồ công anhVietnamese
- 蒲公英Chinese (Simp.)
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