orchid: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ôr'kid), [key]
- any terrestrial or epiphytic plant of the family Orchidaceae, of temperate and tropical regions, having usually showy flowers. Cf.
- the flower of any of these plants.
- a bluish to reddish purple.
- var. ofbefore a vowel: orchidology.
- orchid (Thesaurus)
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