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Definition of Snapdragon


  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.
  2. A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.
  3. A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.

Snapdragon Translations

snapdragon in French is gueule de loup