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tuberous grasspink


an endangered orchid native to the eastern North America


plant noun (plants and fungi)


tuberous grasspinks

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Princeton WordNet


Calopogon pulchellus [species] | Calopogon tuberosus [species] | grass pink | grasspink | tuberous grass pink | C. pulchellus [abbreviation, species] | C. tuberosus [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)


Calopogon tuberosus [species] | tuberous grasspink

an orchid native to eastern North America. In the United States it occurs from as far southwest as Texas and Oklahoma and southeast to the Florida Everglades to as far northeast as Maine and as far northwest as Minnesota. In Canada it's found in the ... (45 of 182 words, 2 images)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

Calopogon [genus of orchids] | Calopogon pulchellus [species]

genus of about four species of terrestrial orchids, family Orchidaceae, found in bogs and swamps of North America and the West Indies. The lip of the ... (26 of 85 words, 1 image)


Random House Dictionary:

grass pink | Dianthus plumarius [species, sense-specific] | Calopogon tuberosus [species, sense-specific]

a pink of Europe and Asia, having fragrant, fringed pink, purplish, or white flowers. | an orchid having clusters of rose or purplish-pink flowers, ... (23 of 38 words, 2 definitions)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

orchid | coral-root | grass pink | ladies'-tresses | lady's-slipper | moccasin flower | wild orchid | Arethusa | cattleya | ...

popular name for members of the Orchidaceae, a family of perennial herbs widely distributed in both hemispheres. The unusually large family (of some ... (23 of 97 words)



orchid | orchidlike [adjective, related]

any of a large family (Orchidaceae, the orchid family) of perennial ... | a light purple (15 of 76 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations, 1 image)



orchid | orchids [plural]

a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours. | [colour] a light bluish-red, violet-red or purple colour. | [colour] having a light purple colour. (26 of 32 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

orchid | bee orchid, burnt-tip orchid, fly orchid, frog orchid, lady orchid, lizard orchid, man orchid, monkey orchid, purple-fringed orchid, pyramidal orchid, scented orchid, spider orchid, spotted orchid [synonym]

any terrestrial or epiphytic plant of the family "Orchidaceae", often having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colours, specialized for ... (20 of 461 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:


a perennial plant of the orchid family, that grows in the ground or as an ... | the flower of such a plant; especially, any of the brightly colored ... (28 of 103 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

orchid | orchidist [derived] | orchidology [derived]

a plant with complex flowers that are often showy or bizarrely shaped, having a large specialized lip (labellum) and frequently a spur. Orchids occur ... (24 of 90 words, pronunciations)


American Heritage Dictionary:


A member of the orchid family. | The flower of any of these plants, especially one cultivated for ornament. | A pale to light purple, from grayish to ... (26 of 63 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

orchid [countable] | orchids [plural]

a type of flower with an unusual shape and often a sweet smell (13 of 38 words, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a plant with beautifully coloured flowers which have an unusual shape (11 of 16 words, pronunciations)


Encarta Dictionary:

orchid | orchids [plural]

a perennial plant, some varieties of which grow on other plants. Flowers: showy, delicate, fragrant, with three petals. Native to: ... (20 of 53 words, pronunciations)

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