Definition of Orchids

1. Noun. (plural of orchid) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orchids

1. orchid [n] - See also: orchid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orchids

orchidic
orchiditis
orchidlike
orchido-
orchidological
orchidologist
orchidologists
orchidology
orchidomania
orchidometers
orchidopexies
orchidoptosis
orchids (current term)
orchiectomies
orchiepididymitis
orchil
orchilla
orchilla weed
orchilla weeds
orchillas
orchils
orchio-
orchiocele
orchiodynia
orchioncus

Literary usage of Orchids

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Large quantities of orchids are annually imported to replenish northern hothouses. ... Nevertheless the interest in orchids is not declining. ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"WHEN you casually mention that you are a grower of orchids, the general public put ... The prevailing idea is that orchids are not only expensive to buy, ..."

3. The Reign of Law by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1873)
"was ever presented than In the curious volume published by Mr. Darwin on the " Fertilisation of orchids.'71 It appears that the fertilisation of almost all ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"The orchids of New England: a popular monograph. By HENRY BALDWIN. New York, Wiley, 1884. 158p.,illustr. 8°. LOVERS of flowers have always wondered at and ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Other orchids are epiphytes, and are found in the moist atmosphere of tropical or subtropical ... Among the epiphytic orchids two forms of roots are devel- ..."

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