dragon's mouth


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dragon's mouth

n.
An orchid (Arethusa bulbosa) of northeast North American bogs, having a solitary dark pink flower with a purple-spotted, yellow-crested lip. Also called arethusa.
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Noun1.dragon's mouth - a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolladragon's mouth - a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada
genus Arethusa - genus of bog orchids of North America and Japan
arethusa - any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers
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Not a real dragon's mouth but the pinched handles rise above the lip line.