What does the word dandelion mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. The earliest yellow flowers, like the dandelion and yellow violets, are not fragrant. – A Year in the Fields by John Burroughs