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English definition of “snapdragon”


noun [C]     /ˈsnæpˌdræɡ.ən/
a garden plant with white, yellow, pink, or red flowers whose petals are shaped like a pair of lips that open when they are pressedFlowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general words
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