rattlesnake plantain: Meaning and Definition of

rat'tlesnake plan"tain

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several low, terrestrial orchids, as Goodyera repens, of northern temperate regions, having a basal rosette of leaves with white veins and a one-sided spike of white flowers.
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