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orchid
American English: /ˈɔrkəd/
British English: /ˈɔːkɪd/

Translation of orchid in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Many tropical orchids are epiphytes, growing on the side of trees, and will not do well if their roots stay wet.
    • Flowering epiphytes - bromeliads, orchids and cacti - are presented most commonly.
    • Because orchids are primarily tropical epiphytes and small herbs, they do not have a fossil record.

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