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snapdragon (n.)

garden plant, 1570s, from snap (n.) + dragon. So called from fancied resemblance of antirrhinum flowers to a dragon's mouth. As the name of a Christmas game of plucking raisins from burning brandy and eating them alight, from 1704.

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Definitions of snapdragon from WordNet

snapdragon (n.)
a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon;
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