elephant's-head

noun

variants or elephant head
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plural elephant's heads
: a lousewort (Pedicularis groenlandica) of arctic and western alpine North America with spikes of crimson flowers

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Jul. 2024.

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