from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The silky down attached to the seedlike fruit of a thistle; pappus.
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- n. The soft, feathery pappus attached to the seeds of a thistle.
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- n. pappus of a thistle consisting of silky featherlike hairs attached to the seed-like fruit of a thistle
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