1. noun /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪən/
a) Any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves, especially the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).
b) The flower head or fruiting head of the dandelion plant.
2. adjective /ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪən/
Of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.

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