orchid

Part of speech: noun

Any plant of the orchis family.

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Usage examples "orchid":

  1. So one may as well have the orchid also, for they'd be lonely without it, poor things, wouldn't they? - "Allan and the Holy Flower", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. The perfidious things had said they were going to consult over the orchid. - "Miss Mapp", Edward Frederic Benson.
  3. Of what value are that orchid and that niche in my bedroom? - "The Home and the World", Rabindranath Tagore.