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RAM'S-HEAD

 Dictionary entry overview: What does ram's-head mean? 

RAM'S-HEAD (noun)
  The noun RAM'S-HEAD has 1 sense:

1. orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram's head

  Familiarity information: RAM'S-HEAD used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RAM'S-HEAD (noun)


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Meaning:

Orchid of northern North America having a brownish-green flower and red-and-white lip suggestive of a ram's head

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Cypripedium arietinum; ram's-head; ram's-head lady's slipper

Hypernyms ("ram's-head" is a kind of...):

ladies' slipper; lady's slipper; lady-slipper; slipper orchid (any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden)


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