Definition of Dragon's mouth
1. Noun. A bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada.
Group relationships: Genus Arethusa
Generic synonyms: Arethusa
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Literary usage of Dragon's mouth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Apocrypha (1896)
"Then Daniel took pitch, and fat, and hair, and did seethe them together, and made lumps thereof: this he put in the dragon.s mouth, so the dragon did eat ..."
2. The West India Manual: Containing General Information Respecting the British (1842)
"... and on the north-eastern quarter of the gulf; in the northern entrance, to which are three islands forming four channels, called the Dragon,s mouth, ..."
3. Voyages and Travels of Lord Brassey ... from 1862-1894 by Sydney Marow Eardley-Wilmot (1895)
"The northern entrance, from the Caribbean Sea, is contracted at the Dragon.s Mouth by a bold promontory, extending in an east and west direction a distance ..."
4. Universal Geography: Or, A Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"Trinidad is important on account of its fertility, its extent and its position, which commands the Oronoco and the straits of Dragon s Mouth. ..."
5. The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from Earliest by Esther Singleton (1916)
"In column we steamed through the roadstead of the Dragon,s Mouth into the landlocked waters of Port of Spain. . . . From a column the formation ..."
6. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of by Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of British Guiana (1897)
"The Admiral sailed out of the Gulf by the Dragon-s Mouth. The Spanish Conquest in America ; by Sir Arthur Helps. Vol. ..."