kok-saghyz

[ kohk-suh-geez ]
/ ˌkoʊk səˈgiz /

noun

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

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