Chelone Che*lo"ne, n. [Gr. chelw`nh a tortoise. So named from shape of the upper lip of the corolla.] (Bot.) A genus of hardy perennial flowering plants, of the order {Scrophulariace[ae]}, natives of North America; -- called also {snakehead}, {turtlehead}, {shellflower}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Snakehead — Snake head , n. 1. A loose, bent up end of one of the strap rails, or flat rails, formerly used on American railroads. It was sometimes so bent by the passage of a train as to slip over a wheel and pierce the bottom of a car. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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