Definition of spotted orchid in English:

spotted orchid

Line breaks: spot|ted or¦chid

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

A common Eurasian orchid with spotted leaves and flowers varying from purple to white, with darker markings on the lip.
  • Genus Dactylorhiza, family Orchidaceae: several species, in particular the common spotted orchid (D. fuchsii), which grows chiefly on calcareous soils, and the heath spotted orchid (D. maculata), of damp acid soils

Definition of spotted orchid in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsēˌtōs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly