dandelion greens

the leaves of the dandelion, eaten as a vegetable

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  • dandelion green — noun 1. the foliage of the dandelion plant • Hypernyms: ↑leaf, ↑leafage, ↑foliage • Part Holonyms: ↑common dandelion, ↑Taraxacum ruderalia, ↑Taraxacum officinale 2. edible leaves of the common dandelion …   Useful english dictionary

  • greens — noun any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑green, ↑leafy vegetable • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable, ↑veggie, ↑veg • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • common dandelion — noun Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine • Syn: ↑Taraxacum ruderalia, ↑Taraxacum officinale • Hypernyms: ↑dandelion, ↑blowball • Part Meronyms: ↑dandelion green …   Useful english dictionary

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