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antirrhinum

/ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm/
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1.
any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
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C16: via Latin from Greek antirrhinon, from anti- (imitating) + rhis nose; so called from a fancied likeness to an animal's snout
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