Definition of burdock noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

burdock

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɜːdɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrdɑːk//
 
[uncountable] Plants
 
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a plant with flowers that become prickly and stick to passing animals See related entries: Plants Word Origin late 16th cent.: from burr + dock in the sense ‘wild plant’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: burdock