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burdock Explained

burdock at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"coarse, weedy plant," 1597, from bur (q.v.) + dock. ///

burdock at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any plant of the genus Arctium, in the composite family, bearing globular flower heads with prickly bracts. Native to Europe and Asia, burdock species have been naturalized throughout N. America. Regarded as weeds in the U.S., they are cultivated for their edible root in Asia. Their fruits are round burrs that stick to clothing and fur.

Burdock at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Burdock \Bur"dock\, n. [Bur + dock the plant.] (Bot.)
A genus of coarse biennial herbs ({Lappa}), bearing small
burs which adhere tenaciously to clothes, or to the fur or
wool of animals.

Note: The common burdock is the {Lappa officinalis}.

burdock at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia
having stout taproots and producing burs [syn: {clotbur}]

burdock at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium.


    Inter: trans-top » any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|репей|m
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|牛蒡|tr=niúbàng|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|lopuch|m
    • Danish: burre
    • Dutch: klit
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|lapo
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|takiainen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|bardane
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Klette|f
    • Greek: Inter: t- » el|πλατομαντήλα|f, Inter: t- » el|κολλητσίδα|f
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|bojtorján
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|bardana|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|牛蒡|tr=ごぼう, gobō|sc=Jpan
  • Lithuanian: varnalėša
  • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|Klett|f
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|чичок|m|tr=číčok|sc=Cyrl
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|باباآدم|tr=bâbâdam|sc=fa-Arab
  • Polish: łopian {{m}}, łopuch {{m}}
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|bardana
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|brusture
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|лопух|m|tr=lopúx|sc=Cyrl
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|seircean|m
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: чичак {{m}}, репух {{m}}, лопух {{m}}
  • : Roman: čičak {{m}}, repuh {{m}}, lopuh {{m}}
  • Spanish: bardana, cachurrea, cadillo, lampazo, lapaizo, pegadillo
  • Turkish: dulavratotu, dulavratot

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Plants -
    Translation: fr » burdock
    Translation: ko » burdock
    Translation: io » burdock
    Translation: it » burdock
    Translation: lt » burdock
    Translation: pl » burdock
    Translation: fi » burdock
    Translation: ta » burdock
    Translation: te » burdock
    Translation: vi » burdock
    Translation: zh » burdock