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burdock


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burdock  \Bur"dock\,  n.  [Bur  +  dock  the  plant.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  coarse  biennial  herbs  ({Lappa}),  bearing  small 
  burs  which  adhere  tenaciously  to  clothes,  or  to  the  fur  or 
  wool  of  animals. 
 
  Note:  The  common  burdock  is  the  {Lappa  officinalis}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  burdock 
  n  :  any  of  several  erect  biennial  herbs  of  temperate  Eurasia 
  having  stout  taproots  and  producing  burs  [syn:  {clotbur}] 




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