Of a yellow colour, like that of the flower.
Other Word Forms of Dandelion
Origin of Dandelion
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, Italian dente di leone, Norwegian løvetann, Portuguese dente-de-leão, and also German Löwenzahn, all having the same literal meaning.
Middle English dent-de-lioun from Old French dentdelion from Medieval Latin dēns leōnis lion's tooth (from its sharply indented leaves) Latin dēns dent- tooth dent- in Indo-European roots Latin leōnis genitive of leō lion lion
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Find Similar Words
Find similar words to dandelion using the buttons below.