Definition of Taraxacum officinale
1. Noun. Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine.
Terms within: Dandelion Green, Dandelion Green
Generic synonyms: Blowball, Dandelion
Lexicographical Neighbors of Taraxacum Officinale
Literary usage of Taraxacum officinale
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of General Science by Robert Dundas Thomson, T Thomson (1835)
"Protoxide of iron . Lime Magnesia . . . Soda 99-1 The formula is (Sa Al Fe.) + S0 (NC Mg./.)—Ann de Chim. lix. 107. IV.— taraxacum officinale. ..."
2. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1891)
"IN his " Flora of British India," Hooker says expressly about the Taraxacum officinale, Wigg. " It is remarkable that this common Himalayan plant should not ..."
3. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"taraxacum officinale—Dandelion. Taraxacum exerts a stimulating influence upon ... taraxacum officinale is tonic, hepatic stimulant, diuretic and laxative. ..."
4. Annual Report and Proceedings of the Botanical Society by Botanical Society of Edinburgh (1841)
"Mr Trevelyan exhibited specimens of some remarkable varieties of Taraxacum officinale, found on the sandy beach near Arbroath, and a curious variety of ..."