Snap"drag`on (?), n.

1. Bot. (a)

Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon.


A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.


A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.



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