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lady's tresses

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(US also ladies' tresses)

Definition of lady's tresses in English:

plural noun

[usually treated as singular]
A short orchid with small white flowers, growing chiefly in north temperate regions.
  • Genus Spiranthes (and Goodyera), family Orchidaceae

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