Etymology
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snakehead (n.)

1845 as a type of plant; 1891 as a type of Asian carnivorous fish," from snake (n.) + head (n.).

updated on October 18, 2013

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Definitions of snakehead from WordNet

snakehead (n.)
showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple;
Synonyms: shellflower / shell-flower / turtlehead / snake-head / Chelone glabra
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