Orchid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrkɪd|  American pronunciation of the word orchid
Brit.  |ˈɔːkɪd|  British pronunciation of the word orchid

noun

- any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

Examples

...an orchid that is a favorite with backyard horticulturists...

...orchid plants are known for their huge showy flowers...

Word forms

noun
singular: orchid
plural: orchids
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