elephant's-head

noun
variants: or elephant head \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗ \
plural elephant's heads

Definition of elephant's-head

: a lousewort (Pedicularis groenlandica) of arctic and western alpine North America with spikes of crimson flowers

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History and Etymology for elephant's-head

so called from the shape of the corolla

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“Elephant's-head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elephant%27s-head. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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