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 for Lappa officinalis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The common burdock is the Lappa officinalis.
           [1913 Webster]

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