Definition of Orchises

1. Noun. (plural of orchis) ¹



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Definition of Orchises

1. orchis [n] - See also: orchis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orchises

orchils
orchio-
orchiocele
orchiodynia
orchioncus
orchioneuralgia
orchiopathy
orchiopexies
orchioplasty
orchiorrhaphy
orchiotherapy
orchiotomy
orchises (current term)
orchitic
orchitides
orchitis parotidea
orchitis variolosa
orchitises
orchotomies
orcin
orcine
orcines
orcinol
orcinol test
orcinols

Literary usage of Orchises

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1. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... the lower world. descried The coronals' of that forgotten time; High tower'd the spikes of purple orchises, Hath since our day put by лв Down each green ..."

2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"Satyrion is one of the orchises, Satyrium nigrum. Barba Jovis, Jupiter's Beard, is the common Houseleek, ..."

3. A Diary of a Journey to the East: In the Autumn of 1854 by William Beamont (1856)
"... willows, bulrushes, orchises, and other flowering plants, formed a rich fringe on the borders of the lake, which extends in length about fifteen miles, ..."

4. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"Species of Habenaria are called False orchises, while species of Orchis are ... There are but three True orchises found on the continent north of Mexico, ..."

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