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dandelion

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Etymology

From French dent-de-lion (literally "lion's tooth"), also in Late Latin dēns leōnis. The term has since died out in France, but compare Spanish diente de león, Italian dente di leone, Portuguese dente-de-leão, and also German Löwenzahn, all having the same literal meaning.

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Noun

Singular
dandelion

Plural
s

dandelion (s)
  1. (countable) Any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves, especially the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale).
  2. (countable) The flower head or fruiting head of the dandelion plant.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A yellow colour, like that of the flower.
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Adjective

dandelion

  1. (color) of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.

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See also

A dandelion in flower
A seeding dandelion

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