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.
© Webster 1913.