ram's-head

noun (1)
variants: or less commonly ram's-head lady's slipper
plural ram's-heads

Definition of ram's-head

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an orchid (Cypripedium arietinum) of northern North America having a brownish green flower with a red-and-white veiny lip suggestive of a ram's head

ram's head

noun (2)

Definition of ram's head (Entry 2 of 2)

: a carved or sculptured decoration found in Greek and Roman art and revived as a decorative motive especially in 18th century furniture

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“Ram's-head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ram%27s-head. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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