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odontoglossum

[oh-don-tuh-glos-uh m] /oʊˌdɒn təˈglɒs əm/
noun
1.
any epiphytic orchid of the genus Odontoglossum, of the mountainous regions from Bolivia to Mexico.
Origin
< New Latin (1816) < Greek odonto- odonto- + glôss(a) tongue + New Latin -um neuter noun suffix
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odontoglossum

/ɒˌdɒntəˈɡlɒsəm/
noun
1.
any epiphytic orchid of the tropical American genus Odontoglossum, having clusters of brightly coloured flowers
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