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TARAXACUM OFFICINALE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Taraxacum officinale mean? 

TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (noun)
  The noun TARAXACUM OFFICINALE has 1 sense:

1. Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine

  Familiarity information: TARAXACUM OFFICINALE used as a noun is very rare.


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TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (noun)


Sense 1Taraxacum officinale [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

common dandelion; Taraxacum officinale; Taraxacum ruderalia

Hypernyms ("Taraxacum officinale" is a kind of...):

blowball; dandelion (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)

Meronyms (parts of "Taraxacum officinale"):

dandelion green (edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine)

dandelion green (the foliage of the dandelion plant)


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