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- 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
blow + ball (Wiktionary)
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