Meaning of “orchid” in the English Dictionary

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"orchid" in British English

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orchidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔː.kɪd/ us /ˈɔːr.kɪd/

a plant with beautifully coloured flowers that have an unusual shape

(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 its flowers, which can be white or of several different colors

(Definition of “orchid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)