Dandelion. Dente-de-Leão, Portuguese for dandelion, literally meaning “lion’s tooth”.
Wikipedia tells me the English dandelion comes from the French dent-de-lion, also meaning lion’s tooth, and I know it is diente de león is Spanish as well, so that makes it at least 4 languages with the common name having the same meaning. I’m curious about how other languages refer to this common wildflower.
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