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pyramidal orchid

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Definition of pyramidal orchid in English:

noun

A small orchid of calcareous grassland, with a conical spike of pinkish-purple flowers.
  • Anacamptis pyramidalis, family Orchidaceae
Example sentences
  • The photograph of the pyramidal orchid in the newspaper showed a flower exactly like the one he had given to his wife.

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