dragon’s head Word Origin noun
- Astronomy. (formerly) the ascending node of the moon or a planet.
Origin of dragon’s head First recorded in 1500–10 dragonhead or drag·on’s head [drag-uh n-hed] noun
- any of several mints of the genus Dracocephalum having spikes of double-lipped flowers.
Origin of dragonhead 1500–10; translation of New Latin Dracocephalum British Dictionary definitions for dragon’s head dragonhead dragon’s-head noun
- any plant of the genus Dracocephalum, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having dense spikes of white or bluish flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
- any North American plant of the related genus Physostegia, having pink or purplish flowers