dandelion dandelion  /ˈdæn də ˌlaɪ ən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  1. Its health benefits were championed in hard-core homeopathic enclaves, but then again, so was dandelion root.
  2. But I know I am a wanderer, and I have no more choice but to drift than does a dandelion seed in the wind.
  3. Houck had begun drinking early, at age 5, when he would sneak sips from his mother's bottle of dandelion wine, then make up the difference with water.

News

  1. Business Calendar

    Thursday, June 13 City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce: Business after-hours from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at The Dandelion Gallery, 109 S. Genesee St., Waukegan. No cost for members and prospective members that pre-register. Details, (847) 623-6800; www.waukeganbusinessassociation.org. Round Lake Area Chamber of Commerce: Networking group, Grow, Build and Expand (GBE), meets 5 p.m. at Alpine Country ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

  2. Bigfork Wilderness Days

    Axel Vezina age 2 of Bigfork was watching the parade holding on to his dandelion.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

  3. At the growers' markets

    This week our small farmers will have local strawberries, squash, blue and red potatoes, sweet onions, green onions, garlic, ground corn grits and meal, kale, carrots, arugula, collards, dandelion greens, ginger, carrots, beets, onions, sprouts, local pastured grass-fed meats,local eggs, honey, cane syrup, preserves and more.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Tallahassee Democrat

Quotes

  1. "It's a bit of a scrum," US Ambassador Clark T. Randt said. "Dandelion, dandelion flying to the east, flying to the west; floating in the breeze around the world; landing on the ground without a sound ...... making friends wherever we go,...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Clark T Randt Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. After she belted out the Deanna Carter torch song "Strawberry Wine" on last week's show with characteristic power, one of the show's judges, Blake Shelton, gushed, "When I look at you I see a little dandelion growing out in the field ...... and then...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Blake Shelton Source: Kansas City Star

  3. Caroline Chisholm, head of communications at the Vegetarian Society, said: "We're delighted to see that the North of England now boasts two of the best veggie restaurants in the UK. Congratulations to both the Waiting Room and Dandelion & Burdock...
    on Dec 13, 2008 By: Caroline Chisholm Source: GazetteLive

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