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Dandeliʹon

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A flower. The word is a corruption of the French dent de lion (lion’s tooth). Also called Leonʹtodon (lion-tooth, Greek), from a supposed resemblance between its leaves and the teeth of lions.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Danaides
Danaos
Danaw
Dance
Dance (Pyrrhic)
Dance of Death
Dances
Dances
Dancing-water (The)
Dandelion
Dander
Dandie Dinmont
Dandin (French)
Dandin (George)
Dandiprat
Dando (A)
Dandy
Dandy-horse
Dandyism
Dane’s Skin (A)