Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The downy seed head of a dandelion, a dandelion clock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The downy seed head of a dandelion, which children delight to blow away.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The downy head of the dandelion, salsify, etc., formed by the pappus after the blossom has fallen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

Etymologies

blow +‎ ball (Wiktionary)

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