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leontodon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leontodon  \Le*on"to*don\  (l[-e]*[o^]n"t[-o]*d[o^]n),  n.  [Gr. 
  le`wn,  le`ontos,  lion  +  'odoy`s,  'odo`ntos,  tooth.  Cf 
  {Lion's-tooth},  {Dandelion}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  liguliflorous  composite  plants,  including  the  fall 
  dandelion  ({L.  autumnale}),  and  formerly  the  true  dandelion; 
  --  called  also  {lion's  tooth}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Leontodon 
  n  :  hawkbit  [syn:  {Leontodon},  {genus  Leontodon}] 




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