- any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
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We sowed in faith and hope, not knowing what manner of thing an antirrhinum might be.A Padre in France
George A. Birmingham
Peloric races of Gloxinia speciosa and Antirrhinum majus, i. 365.
Many varieties of some of them, such as the great or common snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus), have been produced by gardeners.
Antirrhinum, an-tir-rī′num, n. the genus of plants to which Snapdragon belongs.
It has been observed in Cobæa scandens (Turpin), in Antirrhinum majus, and in many double flowers.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters