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snake's-head

[sneyks-hed] /ˈsneɪksˌhɛd/
noun
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40
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British Dictionary definitions for snake's head

snake's head

noun
1.
a European fritillary plant, Fritillaria meleagris, of damp meadows, having purple-and-white chequered flowers
Word Origin
C19: so called because its buds are claimed to resemble a snake's head
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