Dandelion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdændɪlaɪən|  American pronunciation of the word dandelion
Brit.  |ˈdandɪlʌɪən|  British pronunciation of the word dandelion

noun

- 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 (syn: blowball)

Examples

After a shower a meadow sprouts with the yellow buds of the dandelion.

his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed

Word forms

noun
singular: dandelion
plural: dandelions
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