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Dandelion

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

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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