/ (ˈɒksˌtʌŋ) /
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any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Picris, having oblong bristly leaves and clusters of dandelion-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of various other plants having bristly tongue-shaped leaves, such as alkanet
the tongue of an ox, braised or boiled as food
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If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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