Definition of snapdragon in English:

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snapdragon

Pronunciation: /ˈsnapˌdraɡən/

noun

A plant of the figwort family, bearing spikes of brightly colored two-lobed flowers that gape like a mouth when a bee lands on the curved lip.
Example sentences
  • There are a number of cool-season vegetables to plant, along with flowers such as dianthus, petunias, snapdragons and violas.
  • Plant several poppies as your tall center flowers, then add colorful snapdragons or blue salvia, candytuft, pansies, and sweet alyssum or Dusty Miller to fill out your container.
  • Seed sowing is well under way now, especially for plants like snapdragons and pansies which germinate early and take time to grow to a decent size.

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Syllabification: snap·drag·on

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