or drag·on's head
- any of several mints of the genus Dracocephalum having spikes of double-lipped flowers.
Origin of dragonhead
1500–10; translation of New Latin Dracocephalum
- Astronomy. (formerly) the ascending node of the moon or a planet.
Origin of dragon's head
First recorded in 1500–10
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- any plant of the genus Dracocephalum, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having dense spikes of white or bluish flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
- any North American plant of the related genus Physostegia, having pink or purplish flowers
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