any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
Historical Examples

antirrhinum is admirably adapted for a dry and sunny position, in which it will thrive and flower freely.
The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition Sutton and Sons

We sowed in faith and hope, not knowing what manner of thing an antirrhinum might be.
A Padre in France George A. Birmingham

The caterpillar feeds on various species of plantain (Plantago), also Gerardia and antirrhinum.
The Butterfly Book William Jacob Holland

Many varieties of some of them, such as the great or common snapdragon (antirrhinum majus), have been produced by gardeners.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

Peloric races of Gloxinia speciosa and antirrhinum majus, i. 365.
The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) Charles Darwin

antirrhinum, an-tir-rī′num, n. the genus of plants to which Snapdragon belongs.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

It has been observed in Cobæa scandens (Turpin), in antirrhinum majus, and in many double flowers.
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters

The presence of two small green laminæ on the outer side of the two posterior stamens in antirrhinum majus has also been met with.
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters

Here and there a surviving blossom of antirrhinum swaggered among its withered brethren as if to maintain the illusion of summer.
Jaffery William J. Locke

The antirrhinum is, so to speak, a closed box, of which the Humble Bees alone possess the key.
The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock


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