Definition of Dandelion green
1. Noun. The foliage of the dandelion plant.
Generic synonyms: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage
2. Noun. Edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine.
Group relationships: Common Dandelion, Taraxacum Officinale, Taraxacum Ruderalia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dandelion Green
Literary usage of Dandelion green
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. One Thousand Salads by Olive Green (1909)
"TOMATO SALAD—XXII Mix sliced tomatoes with crisp lettuce and sprinkle with chopped chives, tarragon, parsley, cress, dandelion, green pepper, or mint. ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1843)
"... Smelling the rich and perfumed gale Which comes across that old back bay 1 * * The dandelion green,1 ' The Old Toddy-suck,' and other songs of like ..."
3. Hygiene for Young People by Archibald Patterson Knight (1909)
"For this reason you will find the upper leaves of the dandelion green and growing, while its under and shaded ones are brown and dying. ..."
4. Eating to Live Long by William Henry Porter (1920)
"The dandelion green is also rich in a medical principle (taraxacum) which exerts a powerful tonic influence upon the kidneys and promotes the activity of ..."