green dragon

noun

Definition of green dragon 

: a North American herb (Arisaema dracontium) of the arum family with digitate leaves, slender green spathe, and elongated spadix

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Her younger son, who is his school’s mascot, a green dragon, was dressed in costume and stood next to her. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Ysidro elementary school principal removed from post," 30 Jan. 2018 The green dragon has been around since 1992, offering fire-breathing smiles to kids for its Together in Education program. Michelle Darrisaw, Southern Living, "9 Things Only Southerners Know About Harris Teeter," 19 Sep. 2017 The green dragon has been around since 1992, offering fire-breathing smiles to kids for its Together in Education program. Michelle Darrisaw, Southern Living, "9 Things Only Southerners Know About Harris Teeter," 19 Sep. 2017 The green dragon has been around since 1992, offering fire-breathing smiles to kids for its Together in Education program. Michelle Darrisaw, Southern Living, "9 Things Only Southerners Know About Harris Teeter," 19 Sep. 2017 Hey, the flying destructo-shark is pretty cool; and the corkscrewing, fire-breathing green dragon is cooler still. Soren Andersen, The Seattle Times, "‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ review: a toying, fun third film," 19 Sep. 2017 The green dragon has been around since 1992, offering fire-breathing smiles to kids for its Together in Education program. Southern Living, "9 Things Only Southerners Know About Harris Teeter," 18 Sep. 2017 The filmmaker talked with Esquire about flying to tops of mountains in New Zealand to get the perfect shot and the inspiration for the furry, green dragon. Katy Lemieux, Esquire, "How an Indie Filmmaker Accidentally Got a Job Remaking a Classic Disney Movie," 12 Aug. 2016

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First Known Use of green dragon

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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