turtlehead

noun
tur·​tle·​head | \ ˈtər-tᵊl-ˌhed How to pronounce turtlehead (audio) \

Definition of turtlehead

: any of a genus (Chelone) of perennial North American herbs of the snapdragon family with spikes of showy white or purple flowers

First Known Use of turtlehead

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Turtlehead.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turtlehead. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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