Meaning of “dandelion” in the English Dictionary

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"dandelion" in British English

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dandelionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪ.ən/ us /ˈdæn.də.laɪ.ən/

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).

(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, bright yellow flower that grows wild and makes light, white seeds that are easily blown

(Definition of “dandelion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)