hawk's beard

  1. any of various plants of the genus Crepis, of the daisy family, resembling the dandelion but having a branched stem with several flowers.

  • Also hawks·beard [hawks-beerd]. /ˈhɔksˌbɪərd/.

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British Dictionary definitions for hawk's-beard


  1. any plant of the genus Crepis, having a ring of fine hairs surrounding the fruit and clusters of small dandelion-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)

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