Astronomy. (formerly) the ascending node of the moon or a planet.
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Origin of dragon's head
First recorded in 1500–10
Words nearby dragon's head
Definition for dragon's head (2 of 2)
or drag·on's head
[ drag-uh n-hed ]
/ ˈdræg ənˌhɛd /
any of several mints of the genus Dracocephalum having spikes of double-lipped flowers.
Origin of dragonhead
1500–10; translation of New Latin Dracocephalum
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British Dictionary definitions for dragon's head
/ (ˈdræɡənˌhɛd) /
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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