from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Antirrhinum, especially the widely cultivated Mediterranean herb A. majus, having showy racemes of two-lipped, variously colored flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any plant of the genus Antirrhinum, with showy yellow, white or red flowers supposedly like the face of a dragon.
- n. A game in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon.
- n. A West Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.
- n. A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Antirrhinum, especially the common garden-flower A. majus and its varieties.
- n. A sport in which raisins or grapes are snapped from burning brandy and eaten.
- n. A glass-makers' longs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon
From the imagined resemblance of the flowers to the mouth of a dragon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
snap + dragon (Wiktionary)