Meaning of “thistledown” in the English Dictionary

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"thistledown" in British English

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thistledownnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈθɪs.əl.daʊn/ us /ˈθɪs.əl.daʊn/

the mass of thin, soft, white threads that are joined to thistle seeds and help them to be blown through the air

(Definition of “thistledown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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