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snapdragon Any of several species of perennial plants of the genus Antirrhinum, with sac-like, two-lipped, purple, red, yellow or white flowers. The common snapdragon (A. majus) is a popular garden plant. Height: 15–91cm (0.5–3ft). Family Scrophulariaceae.

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snap·drag·on / ˈsnapˌdragən/ • n. a plant (genus Antirrhinum) of the figwort family, bearing spikes of brightly colored two-lobed flowers that gape like a mouth when a bee lands on the curved lip.

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snapdragon a game (typically played at Christmas) which consisted of snatching raisins out of a bowl or dish of burning brandy and eating them while still alight. The term is recorded from the early 18th century.

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snapdragon: see figwort.

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snapdragon See ANTIRRHINUM.

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