Share this entry

lizard orchid Line breaks: liz¦ard or¦chid

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of lizard orchid in English:

noun

A tall orchid with greenish flowers that have a very long twisted lip and a goat-like smell. It has spread from the Mediterranean area to more northern parts of Europe.
  • Himantoglossum hircinum, family Orchidaceae

Definition of lizard orchid in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day exemplum
Pronunciation: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
noun
an example or model...