The very name dandelion (dent-de-lion) is French for lion's tooth
Dandelion is a corruption of the French "dentdelion", meaning lion's tooth
Which plant is named after the French phrase meaning lion's tooth
because of the shape of its leaves?
When pulled from the ground and peeled, the dandelion's root looks like a sharp lion's tooth
A THE common name comes from the Greek word "leontodon", meaning lion's tooth