green dragon


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

Examples of green dragon in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of green dragon was circa 1818

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“Green dragon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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