Lion's tooth

Li´on's tooth`

    (lī´ŭnz tŌth`)
1.(Bot.) See Leontodon.
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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.