dandelion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"dandelion" in British English

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dandelionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪ.ən/  us   /-də-/
a ​commonsmall, ​brightyellowwildflower that has a lot of ​long, ​thin petalsarranged in a ​circularpattern around a round ​centre: The ​children took ​turnsblowing the dandelion clock (= the ​mass of ​whitethreads to which the ​seeds are ​attached).
(Definition of dandelion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dandelion" in American English

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dandelionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdæn·dəlˌɑɪ·ən/
a ​small, ​brightyellowflower that ​growswild and makes ​light, ​whiteseeds that are ​easilyblown
(Definition of dandelion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dandelion”
in Korean 민들레…
in Arabic زَهْرة الهِنْدُباء…
in Malaysian tumbuhan berbunga kuning pekat…
in French pissenlit…
in Russian одуванчик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蒲公英…
in Italian soffione…
in Turkish kara hindiba…
in Polish mlecz…
in Spanish diente de león…
in Vietnamese cây bồ công anh…
in Portuguese dente-de-leão…
in Thai ต้นไม้จำพวกหนึ่งมีใบหยิกดอกสีเหลือง…
in German der Löwenzahn…
in Catalan dent de lleó…
in Japanese タンポポ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蒲公英…
in Indonesian dandelion…
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