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man orchid

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Definition of man orchid in English:

noun

A European orchid of calcareous grassland with greenish-yellow flowers which have a lip resembling a human figure.
  • Aceras anthropophorum, family Orchidaceae

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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