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moth orchid

noun
1.
any orchid of the genus Phalaenopsis, having thick, leathery leaves and loose clusters of flowers, usually white or tinged with rose or purple.
Origin of moth orchid
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • We have a moth orchid that lost its flowers some time back.

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