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dragon's head

noun
2.
Astronomy. (formerly) the ascending node of the moon or a planet.
Origin of dragon's head
1500-1510
First recorded in 1500-10

dragonhead

or dragon's head

[drag-uh n-hed] /ˈdræg ənˌhɛd/
noun
1.
any of several mints of the genus Dracocephalum having spikes of double-lipped flowers.
Origin
1500-10; translation of New Latin Dracocephalum
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British Dictionary definitions for dragon's head

dragonhead

/ˈdræɡənˌhɛd/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Dracocephalum, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having dense spikes of white or bluish flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
2.
any North American plant of the related genus Physostegia, having pink or purplish flowers
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