QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of green dragon

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for green dragon

  • There was the knife, to prove it, in the glass cabinet with the green-dragon china service.

    It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan

British Dictionary definitions for green dragon

green dragon

noun

a North American aroid plant, Arisaema dracontium, with a long slender spadix projecting from a green or white long narrow spatheAlso called: dragonroot
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012