Definition of Snapdragon

1. Noun. A garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon.




Definition of Snapdragon

1. n. Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon.

Definition of Snapdragon

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Antirrhinum'', with showy yellow, white or red flowers supposedly like the face of a dragon. ¹

2. Noun. A game in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snapdragon

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Medical Definition of Snapdragon

1. 1. Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. Majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon. A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers. 2. A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snapdragon

snap off
snap one's fingers
snap out of
snap pea
snap pizzicato
snap ring
snap rings
snap roll
snap shot
snap someone's head off
snap up
snap willow
snaparazzi
snapback
snapbacks
snapdragon (current term)
snapdragons
snaped
snaphaan
snaphaans
snaphance
snaphances
snaphaunce
snaphaunces
snaphead
snapheads
snaping
snapless
snapline
snaplines

Literary usage of Snapdragon

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1. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"The above fungus is, according to Stewart, the most serious disease of the snapdragon (Antirrhinum ma/us), as cultivated in greenhouses in the United States ..."

2. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"It remains, however, to be seen if this may not be due in part to clean seed selection. XXX. ANTHRACNOSE OF snapdragon Colletotrichum ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1903)
"... 39 Ring and Goblet 43 Secret Test ' 35 snapdragon 38 Supper Games 44 Threading a Needle 40 To Test Friends 53 Touchstone 36 Two Roses 53 Walnut Boats 39 ..."

4. Interesting Neighbors by Oliver Peebles Jenkins (1922)
"Tom said that he was sure that, from the queer way the flower of the snapdragon is formed, it, too, must be some kind of a trap. They found a group of these ..."

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