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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

blow +‎ ball

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.