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[mass noun] A hot drink made from dried and powdered dandelion roots.
- ‘Right, back to my dandelion coffee - which is thoroughly disgusting by the way, but is supposed to be very good for sorting out your energy levels.’
- ‘A good coffee alternative is green tea and a good substitute is roast dandelion root (also known as dandelion coffee).’
- ‘Instant dandelion coffee in health food stores sometimes contains lactose, a milk derivative, and should be avoided by individuals with lactose intolerance/dairy allergies.’
- ‘I used to offer up free dandelion coffee grounds to people when we had our apothecary on Main Street in Yarmouth.’
- ‘An interesting side benefit to replacing Micronase with dandelion coffee is that, while Micronase damages the liver as a side effect, dandelions are particularly known for strengthening the liver.’
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