blowball

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blowball 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
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blowball The downy seed head of a dandelion, which children delight to blow away.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blowball The downy head of the dandelion, salsify, etc., formed by the pappus after the blossom has fallen.
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