dandelion

Part of speech: noun

A milky herb with a large yellow flower.

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Usage examples "dandelion":

  1. After a while, on some bright morning, the dandelion stalk is seen standing erect again, and is probably surrounded by many others in a similar position. - "Seed Dispersal", William J. Beal.
  2. We are all aware, however, that many seeds- those of the most composite flowers, as of the thistle and dandelion- are endowed with, what have not been inappropriately called, wings. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. The earliest yellow flowers, like the dandelion and yellow violets, are not fragrant. - "A Year in the Fields", John Burroughs.