Antirrhinum

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antirrhinum

(ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm)
n
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
[C16: via Latin from Greek antirrhinon, from anti- (imitating) + rhis nose; so called from a fancied likeness to an animal's snout]
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Noun1.antirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowersAntirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
snapdragon - a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon
Translations

antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] Nantirrino m

antirrhinum

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antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] nantirrino
References in classic literature ?
When they all tired of blind-man's buff, there was a great game at snap-dragon, and when fingers enough were burned with that, and all the raisins were gone, they sat down by the huge fire of blazing logs to a substantial supper, and a mighty bowl of wassail, something smaller than an ordinary wash- house copper, in which the hot apples were hissing and bubbling with a rich look, and a jolly sound, that were perfectly irresistible.
Get snap-dragon happy with this patriotic camera pounds 4 2.
For your first cooking lesson, Herb suggests one of his favorites--"Pasta & Sauce for a Grand Snap-Dragon.