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ta·rax·a·cum

(tă-rak'să-kŭm),
The dried rhizome and root of Taraxacum officinale (family Compositae), the dandelion, a wild plant of wide distribution throughout the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere; alleged to be a tonic and hepatic stimulant.
[Mod. L. fr. Ar. tarakshagūn, wild chicory]
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