Resembling or characteristic of a dandelion.

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  • cat's-ear — /kats ear /, n. 1. Also called gosmore. any of several Old World composite plants of the genus Hypochaeris, having leaves in a rosette at the base and dandelionlike yellow or white flowers, esp. H. radicata, naturalized as a weed in the western U …   Universalium

  • orange hawkweed — a European composite plant, Hieracium aurantiacum, having orange, dandelionlike flowers, growing as a weed, esp. in eastern North America. Also called devil s paintbrush. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • wild lettuce — n. any of various wild species of lettuce, having small, dandelionlike flower heads, milky juice, and, often, prickly foliage; esp., a lettuce (Lactuca canadensis) of E North America …   English World dictionary

  • cat's-ear — noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having flowers with petals shaped like cat s ears • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Calochortus, ↑genus Calochortus 2. European weed widely naturalized in North America… …   Useful english dictionary

  • orange hawkweed — noun European hawkweed having flower heads with bright orange red rays; a troublesome weed especially as naturalized in northeastern North America; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium • Syn: ↑Pilosella aurantiaca, ↑Hieracium aurantiacum •… …   Useful english dictionary

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