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epidendrum

[ep-i-den-druh m] /ˌɛp ɪˈdɛn drəm/
noun
1.
any of numerous tropical American orchids of the genus Epidendrum, having variously colored, often showy flowers.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < New Latin; see epi-, -dendron
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