Complete Definition of "orchid"

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English
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Etymology
From Latin orchis (wrongly interpreting orchid- as the stem), from Greek ÏÏÏÎ¹Ï âtesticleâ.

Pronunciation
(US) IPA|/ËÉrkɪd/

Noun
en-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
trans-top|plant
Chinese: zh-ts|è­è±|å°è± (lánhuÄ)
Dutch: orchidee f
Finnish: orkidea, kämmekkä
French: orchidée f
German: Orchidee f
Hebrew: :he:ס×××|ס××× (sachlav)
Indonesian: anggrek / bunga anggrek
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Italian: orchidea f
Japanese: è­ (ãã, ran) / è­ã®è± (ããã®ã¯ãª, ran-no-hana)
Portuguese: orquídea f
Romanian: orhidee f
Russian: оÑÑÐ¸Ð´ÐµÑ /orÏid'éja/
Serbian: orhideja f, kaÄun m
Slovene: orhideja f
Spanish: orquídea f
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trans-top|colour
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. (colour) having a light purple colour.

Translations
trans-top|colour
Dutch: lichtpaars
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Spanish: orquídea
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Derived terms
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bee orchid
fly orchid
fragrant orchid
hyacinth orchid
monkey orchid
musk orchid
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odontoglossum
orchid bee
orchid tree
orchidaceous
orchidectomy
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orchidopexy
orchis
polyorchidism
scented orchid
vanda orchid
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See also
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cattleya
clinandrium
coralroot
cymbidium
fringed orchis
gold bee
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helleborine
labellum
ladies' tresses
lady's slipper
puttyroot
rattlesnake plantain
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resupinate
salep
swamp pink
twayblade
vanda
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours
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Category:Colors
Category:Flowers
Category:Greek derivations
Category:Plants
Category:Purples

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Revision and Credits for"orchid"
  • 2007-12-07 05:53 - Neskaya - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/71.223.225.144|71.223.225.144]] ([[User_talk:71.223.225.144|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:202.182.138.114|202.182.138.114]]

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