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burdock

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Wild thistle-like plant (Arctium lappa or A. majus); the leaves are used in salads and to flavour a traditional carbonated beverage (dandelion and burdock); the root contains inulin rather...

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<i>Burdock</i>

J. G. Vaughan and P. A. Judd.

in The Oxford Book of Health Foods

January 2003; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 404 words.

Arctium lappa

Family Compositae/Asteraceae

Origin and cultivation

Burdock is a native of Europe and Asia. It is naturalized in...

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burdock

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Wild thistle-like plant (Arctium lappa or A. majus); the leaves are used in salads and to flavour a traditional carbonated beverage (dandelion and burdock); the root contains inulin rather...

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burdock

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 42 words.

Wild thistle-like plant (Arctium lappa or A. majus); the leaves are used in salads and to flavour a

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burdock

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 73 words.

Wild thistle-like plant (Arctium lappa or A. majus); the leaves are used in salads and to flavour a

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Burdock

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 39 words.

English: unexplained; perhaps from either of two medicinal and edible plants commonly known by this name (Arctium lappa and

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burdock

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 117 words.

ad hoc, amok, Bangkok, baroque, belle époque, bloc, block, bock, brock, chock, chock-a-block, clock, cock, crock, doc, dock,

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burdock

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 117 words.

ad hoc, amok, Bangkok, baroque, belle époque, bloc, block, bock, brock, chock, chock-a-block, clock, cock, crock, doc, dock,

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burdock

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

XVI. f. BUR + DOCK.

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burdock

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 71 words.

A large-leafed plant of the daisy family that has prickly seed cases known as burrs (that accounts for the first

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burdock

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 409 words.

Arctium lappa, a plant of the daisy family, Compositae, which, with its smaller relation A. minus, is common

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