Definition of pogonia in English:

pogonia

Line breaks: po|go¦nia
Pronunciation: /pəˈɡəʊnɪə, pɒˈɡəʊnɪə/

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noun

An orchid of the northern hemisphere whose purple or yellowish-green flowers have a fringed lip.

Genus Pogonia, family Orchidaceae

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek pōgōn beard + -ia1.

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