kok-sagyz
noun see kok-saghyz

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kok-sagyz — noun perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content • Syn: ↑Russian dandelion, ↑kok saghyz, ↑Taraxacum kok saghyz • Hypernyms: ↑dandelion, ↑blowball * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • kok-saghyz — or kok sagyz [kōk΄sa gēz′] n. [Russ kok sagyz < Turkic, lit., gum (or tar or rubber) root] a dandelion (Taraxacum kok saghyz) grown in Russia, Turkmenistan, etc. for the rubber obtained from its roots …   English World dictionary

  • kok-sa|gyz — kok sa|ghyz or kok sa|gyz «KOHK suh GEEZ», noun. a Russian composite plant related to the dandelion, grown for its latex, from which rubber is made. ╂[< Russian kok sagyz < Turkic kök root + sag rubber] …   Useful english dictionary

  • kok-sa|ghyz — or kok sa|gyz «KOHK suh GEEZ», noun. a Russian composite plant related to the dandelion, grown for its latex, from which rubber is made. ╂[< Russian kok sagyz < Turkic kök root + sag rubber] …   Useful english dictionary

  • kok-saghyz — or kok sagyz noun Etymology: Russian kok sagyz Date: 1932 a perennial Asian dandelion (Taraxacum kok saghyz) cultivated for its fleshy roots that have a high rubber content …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kok-saghyz — noun perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content • Syn: ↑Russian dandelion, ↑kok sagyz, ↑Taraxacum kok saghyz • Hypernyms: ↑dandelion, ↑blowball …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taraxacum kok-saghyz — noun perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content • Syn: ↑Russian dandelion, ↑kok saghyz, ↑kok sagyz • Hypernyms: ↑dandelion, ↑blowball …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of English words of Turkic origin — This is a list of words that have entered into the English language from the Turkic languages. Many of them came via traders and soldiers from and in the Ottoman Empire. There are some Turkic words as well, most of them entered English via the… …   Wikipedia

  • Russian dandelion — noun perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content • Syn: ↑kok saghyz, ↑kok sagyz, ↑Taraxacum kok saghyz • Hypernyms: ↑dandelion, ↑blowball * * * noun Usa …   Useful english dictionary

  • blowball — noun any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls • Syn: ↑dandelion • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑common dandelion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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