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noun 
  1. a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours.
  2. (colour) a light blue, bluish-red, violet-red or purple color, colour.
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Translations: 
  • Dutch: orchidee
  • French: orchidée
  • German: Orchidee
  • Italian: orchidea
  • Spanish: orquí­dea
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, colour)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
adjective 
  1. (colour) having a light purple colour.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: lichtpaars
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: orquí­dea
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From Latin orchis (wrongly interpreting orchid- as the stem), from Greek "testicle".


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