[ kohk-suh-geez ]
/ ˌkoʊk səˈgiz /
a central Asian dandelion, Taraxacum kok-saghyz, of the composite family, having fleshy roots that yield a rubberlike latex.
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Also called Russian dandelion.
Origin of kok-saghyz
1930–35; < New Latin < Kazakh kok-sagïz literally, root gum
Words nearby kok-saghyz
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