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"orchid" in British English

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orchidnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔː.kɪd/  us   /ˈɔːr-/
a ​plant with ​beautifullycolouredflowers that have an ​unusualshape
(Definition of orchid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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orchidnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔr·kɪd/
a ​plant with three-part ​flowers, or one of ​itsflowers, which can be ​white or of several different ​colors
(Definition of orchid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “orchid”
in Spanish orquídea…
in Vietnamese cây phong lan…
in Malaysian orkid…
in Thai กล้วยไม้…
in French orchidée…
in German die Orchidee…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兰花…
in Turkish orkide…
in Russian орхидея…
in Indonesian anggrek…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘭花…
in Polish orchidea, storczyk…
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