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Any of several plants of the genus Antirrhinum of the figwort family, especially A. majus, widely cultivated for its showy racemes of two-lipped, variously colored flowers.
[From the imagined resemblance of the flowers to the mouth of a dragon.]
(Plants) any of several scrophulariaceous chiefly Old World plants of the genus Antirrhinum, esp A. majus, of the Mediterranean region, having spikes of showy white, yellow, pink, red, or purplish flowers. Also called: antirrhinum
[C16: so named because the flowers, which are claimed to look like a dragon's head, have a 'mouth' which snaps shut if squeezed open and then released]
any plant belonging to the genus Antirrhinum, of the figwort family, esp. A. majus, cultivated for its spikes of showy flowers, each having a corolla supposed to resemble the mouth of a dragon.
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|Noun||1.||snapdragon - a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Antirrhinum, genus Antirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
Antirrhinum filipes, yellow twining snapdragon - southwestern United States plant with yellow flowers on stems that twist and twine through other vegetation