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antirrhinum

/ (ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm) /
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noun

any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours

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Word Origin for antirrhinum

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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