from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A central Asian dandelion (Taraxacum koksaghyz) having fleshy roots that yield a form of rubber.
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- n. perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content
New Latin, specific epithet, from Tatar kök-sagyz : kök, root + sagyz, rubber.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)