Orchis

Definition of Orchis

Or´chis
prop. n.1.(Bot.) A genus of endogenous plants growing in the North Temperate zone, and consisting of about eighty species. They are perennial herbs growing from a tuber (beside which is usually found the last year's tuber also), and are valued for their showy flowers. See Orchidaceous.
2.(Bot.) Any plant of the same family with the orchis; an orchid.

Related Words

butterfly orchid, butterfly orchis, early purple orchid, genus Orchis, male orchis, orchid, orchidaceous plant, Orchis mascula, Orchis papilionaceae, Orchis spectabilis, purple orchis, purple-hooded orchis, showy orchis
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