Definition of Green dragon

1. Noun. European arum resembling the cuckoopint.

Exact synonyms: Dracunculus Vulgaris, Dragon Arum
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Dracunculus, Genus Dracunculus



2. Noun. Early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix.
Exact synonyms: Arisaema Dracontium
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Arisaema, Genus Arisaema

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Dragon

green broom
green building
green cancer
green card
green cards
green chain
green collar
green cormorant
green corn
green corridor
green crab
green crabs
green diesel
green dinosaur
green douglas fir
green dragon (current term)
green energies
green energy
green fallow
green fingers
green flash
green flashes
green fluorescent protein
green fluorescent proteins
green foxtail
green fringed orchis
green frog
green gentian
green gland
green goddess

Literary usage of Green dragon

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"The stranger stepped across the ix'ud to the green dragon. He tapped at the door; and a cheery little woman made her appearance. She was carrying what they ..."

2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"The green dragon, on Union Street, was famous in our local history, and its site is now indicated by a tablet set in the wall of a store. ..."

3. The Historical Writings of John Fiske: Illustrated with Many Photogravures by John Fiske (1916)
"They held a meeting at the green dragon tavern, passed resolutions in favour of the Constitution, and appointed a committee, with Paul Revere at its head, ..."

4. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"The green dragon, on Union Street, was famous in our local history, and its site is now indicated by a tablet set in the wall of a store. ..."

5. An Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery: Embracing an Abstract of by George Washington Frost Mellen (1841)
"A. The following are the resolutions passed at the green dragon, alluded to on page 161 of this work : " Boston, January 7, 1788. ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... Wilkins, near the Green.Dragon Tavern, in Fleet- Street, 1690. Quarto, containing twenty pages. AT is strange to see so many men dissatisfied at their ..."

7. The Battle with the Slum by Jacob August Riis (1902)
"Compare the court and the yard and see the difference be- green dragon Yard, London. tween our slum problem and that of Old World cities. ..."

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