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(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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|Noun||1.||Antirrhinum - 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
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antirrhinum[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] N → antirrino m
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n → Löwenmaul nt
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antirrhinum[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] n → antirrino
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