Definition of fly orchid in English:

fly orchid

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noun

A European woodland orchid with flowers that resemble flies.
  • Ophrys insectifera, family Orchidaceae
More example sentences
  • Fly orchid and a sea of marsh hellebores were among the 21 species seen.
  • The sight of a colony of fly orchid was amongst the rewards.

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