orchis : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes
  • n  one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

  • They used a three-color cartoon of a topi-topped explorer cutting off an orchid, laboriously explained that orchis is Greek for testicle.
News & Articles

  • Dreamscapes Are Made of These
    Kristin Victoria Barron's Orchis collection of decorative objects owes something to her Jungian analyst.
    Nov. 27, 2013 - New York Times

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