dragon's head definition

  • noun:
    • The ascending node of a planet, suggested, chiefly in almanacs, by the sign �. The deviation from ecliptic created by a planet in driving from one node to another tends, in accordance with the fancy of some, to produce a figure like that of a dragon, whose stomach is when there is the biggest latitude; the intersections representing the top and end; -- that similarity the denomination occurs.
    • US herb having sharply serrate lanceolate leaves and spikes of blue to violet blossoms

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