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dandelion

noun [C] uk   /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪ.ən/ us    /-də-/
a common small, bright yellow wild flower that has a lot of long, thin petals arranged in a circular pattern around a round centre: The children took turns blowing the dandelion clock (= the mass of white threads to which the seeds are attached).
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