Definition of Antirrhinum

1. Noun. A genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Antirrhinum
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family, Foxglove Family, Scrophulariaceae
Member holonyms: Snapdragon



Definition of Antirrhinum

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus ''Antirrhinum'' of snapdragons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antirrhinum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antirrhinum

antirobot
antirock
antirocket
antiroll
antirollover
antiromantic
antiromanticism
antiromantics
antirotating
antiroyal
antiroyalism
antiroyalist
antiroyalists
antirrhesis
antirrhinin
antirrhinum (current term)
antirrhinums
antiruminant
antirural
antirust
antirusting
antirusts
antis
antisabbatarian
antisabbatarians
antisaccade
antisacerdotal
antisag
antisagging
antisalt

Literary usage of Antirrhinum

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"С. В. Р. Snap dragon with a yellow Flower. 4. antirrhinum ... Broad- leav'd Snap-dragon, with a large pale Flower. 7. antirrhinum ..."

2. The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by William Curtis (1795)
"Tode Flaxe of Valentía. Park. Par. p. 268. The antirrhinum ... in its wild Uate the flowers of this antirrhinum arc of a yellow hue, with little or no ..."

3. Popular field botany: Containing a Familiar and Technical Description of the by Agnes Catlow (1848)
"antirrhinum MAJUS. Great Snap-dragon. Flowers very large, generally purplish reel, ... antirrhinum ORONTIUM. Lesser Snap-dragon. This is a smaller plant, ..."

4. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1799)
"... a prominence at its bafe, pointing downwards and bearing honey. Caff, 2-celled. SPEC. CHAR. Leaves ovate, alternate. Stems procumbent. SYN. antirrhinum ..."

5. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"antirrhinum. Snap-Dragon. This is a curious, as well as an ornamental, genus of plants ... The word antirrhinum is derived from words in Greek which express ..."

6. Flora Americae Septentrionalis: Or, A Systematic Arrangement and Description by Frederick Pursh (1814)
"antirrhinum. M. Lewis. Q. July. vv; vs in Herb. Lewis. Flowers bright bloc, large in proportion to the size of the plant. ..."

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