Diente de león

Dandelion yellow flowers bouquet in a basket in sunlight, fresh spring dandelion flower for healthy food.

Taraxacum officinale

Dandelion (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From French dent-de-lion (lion's tooth), also in Late Latin dēns leōnis. The term has since died out in French (except in Swiss French), but compare Spanish diente de león, Portuguese dente-de-leão, Italian dente di leone, German Löwenzahn, Norwegian Bokmål løvetann, Welsh dant y llew, all descendants or loan translations of the Latin term.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈdæn.dɪˌlaɪ.ən/, /ˈdæn.dəˌlaɪ.ən/
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