Leontodos Taraxacum
Dandelion Dan"de*li`on, n. [F. dent de lion lion's tooth, fr. L. dens tooth + leo lion. See {Tooth}, n., and {Lion}.] (Bot.) A well-known plant of the genus {Taraxacum} ({Taraxacum officinale}, formerly called {Taraxacum Dens-leonis} and {Leontodos Taraxacum}) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • Taraxacum Dens-leonis — Dandelion Dan de*li on, n. [F. dent de lion lion s tooth, fr. L. dens tooth + leo lion. See {Tooth}, n., and {Lion}.] (Bot.) A well known plant of the genus {Taraxacum} ({Taraxacum officinale}, formerly called {Taraxacum Dens leonis} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taraxacum officinale — Dandelion Dan de*li on, n. [F. dent de lion lion s tooth, fr. L. dens tooth + leo lion. See {Tooth}, n., and {Lion}.] (Bot.) A well known plant of the genus {Taraxacum} ({Taraxacum officinale}, formerly called {Taraxacum Dens leonis} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dandelion — Dan de*li on, n. [F. dent de lion lion s tooth, fr. L. dens tooth + leo lion. See {Tooth}, n., and {Lion}.] (Bot.) A well known plant of the genus {Taraxacum} ({Taraxacum officinale}, formerly called {Taraxacum Dens leonis} and {Leontodos… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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