Löwenzahn

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Löwe (lion) +‎ -n- +‎ Zahn (tooth). In the botanic sense a calque of Latin dēns leōnis, whence also English dandelion.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈløːvənˌtsaːn/, [ˈløːvn̩ˌtsaːn]
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Noun[edit]

Löwenzahn m (genitive Löwenzahnes or Löwenzahns, plural Löwenzähne)

  1. a plant of the Taraxacum or Leontodon genera
    1. dandelion
    2. Taraxacum campylodes (syn. Taraxacum officinale)
  2. tooth of a lion

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