lion's tooth
Leontodon Le*on"to*don (l[-e]*[o^]n"t[-o]*d[o^]n), n. [Gr. le`wn, le`ontos, lion + 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, tooth. Cf. {Lion's-tooth}, {Dandelion}.] (Bot.) A genus of liguliflorous composite plants, including the fall dandelion ({Leontodon autumnale}), and formerly the true dandelion; -- called also {lion's tooth}. [1913 Webster]

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