Definition of lady's tresses in English:

lady's tresses

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(US also ladies' tresses)


[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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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody