Synonyms
Etymology

1. orchid

noun. ['ˈɔrkəd'] any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors.

Synonyms

  • Habenaria bifolia
  • Dactylorhiza fuchsii
  • Coeloglossum bracteatum
  • stelis
  • moth orchid
  • Bletilla striata
  • greenhood
  • lady's tresses
  • fen orchid
  • calypso
  • orchidaceous plant
  • foxtail orchid
  • cymbidium
  • pansy orchid
  • epidendron
  • Cleistes rosea
  • ladies' slipper
  • bletia
  • Brassia lawrenceana
  • Venus's slipper
  • Hexalectris warnockii
  • swan-flower
  • caladenia
  • pleurothallis
  • Venus' slipper
  • Malaxis-unifolia
  • Gymnadenia conopsea
  • Epidendrum tampense
  • puttyroot
  • Encyclia tampensis
  • masdevallia
  • frog orchid
  • Platanthera chlorantha
  • maxillaria
  • Calopogon pulchellum
  • family Orchidaceae
  • lesser twayblade
  • orange-blossom orchid
  • dendrobium
  • tongue-flower
  • lady-slipper
  • butterfly plant
  • Venus's shoe
  • Malaxis ophioglossoides
  • Indian crocus
  • twayblade
  • Encyclia venosa
  • Hexalectris spicata
  • grass pink
  • tangle orchid
  • angrecum
  • satyr orchid
  • Sarcochilus falcatus
  • swan orchid
  • prairie white-fringed orchid
  • oncidium
  • tongueflower
  • vanda
  • Encyclia citrina
  • laelia
  • dancing lady orchid
  • Coeloglossum viride
  • Habenaria chlorantha
  • Liparis loeselii
  • arethusa
  • snow orchid
  • rosebud orchid
  • tulip orchid
  • adam-and-eve
  • lesser butterfly orchid
  • swanflower
  • short-spurred fragrant orchid
  • coral root
  • Orchidaceae
  • slipper orchid
  • phaius
  • jumping orchid
  • bee orchid
  • Himantoglossum hircinum
  • swanneck
  • Epidendrum venosum
  • phantom orchid
  • Dactylorhiza maculata fuchsii
  • lady's slipper
  • swan-neck
  • Platanthera bifolia
  • cymbid
  • Bletia striata
  • common spotted orchid
  • Calypso bulbosa
  • Brassia verrucosa
  • ladies' tresses
  • crested coral root
  • sobralia
  • stanhopea
  • Texas purple spike
  • fringed orchid
  • Ophrys insectifera
  • fragrant orchid
  • cypripedia
  • butterfly orchis
  • vanilla
  • calanthe
  • fen orchis
  • greater butterfly orchid
  • Pogonia rosea
  • brassavola
  • lizard orchid
  • cattleya
  • Ophrys muscifera
  • Calopogon tuberosum
  • funnel-crest rosebud orchid
  • moth plant
  • broad-leaved twayblade
  • spider orchid
  • fringed orchis
  • helmetflower
  • Listera cordata
  • disa
  • odontoglossum
  • rattlesnake orchid
  • Cattleya citrina
  • helleborine
  • green adder's mouth
  • butterfly orchid
  • Catasetum macrocarpum
  • spreading pogonia
  • aerides
  • flower
  • Cleistes divaricata
  • Platanthera leucophea
  • helmet orchid
  • Eburophyton austinae
  • pogonia
  • orchis
  • Pogonia divaricata
  • mentum
  • fly orchid
  • rein orchid
  • rattlesnake plantain
  • coelogyne
  • liparis
  • Gymnadenia odoratissima
  • rein orchis
  • orchid family
  • jewel orchid
  • Aplectrum hyemale
  • Listera ovata
  • Listera convallarioides
  • Ophrys apifera
  • fairy-slipper

Etymology

  • orchis (Latin)
  • ὄρχις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Orchid

  • kinkade
  • likud
  • wakid

Example sentences of the word orchid


1. Adjective
Because of the unique conditions of rain forests in general, many orchid species are only found in Bolivia.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Leaves grow on the stem of an orchid and are a good barometer for how healthy the orchid is.

Quotes containing the word orchid


1. Flower petals in the breeze look like a butterfly flapping its wings. My love for you takes flight like a white orchid blushing pink.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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