Definition of dragon's teeth in English:

dragon's teeth

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British informal
Concrete obstacles pointing upwards from the ground in rows, used against tanks in the Second World War.


with allusion to the teeth of the dragon killed by Cadmus.


sow (or plant) dragon's teeth

Take action that is intended to prevent trouble, but which actually brings it about.

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