dragonhead

noun
drag·​on·​head | \ ˈdra-gən-ˌhed How to pronounce dragonhead (audio) \

Definition of dragonhead

: any of several mints (genus Dracocephalum) often grown for their showy flower heads especially : a North American plant (D. parviflorum) with dense spikes of blue or violet flowers

First Known Use of dragonhead

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Dragonhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dragonhead. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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