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pogonia

[puh-goh-nee-uh, -gohn-yuh] /pəˈgoʊ ni ə, -ˈgoʊn yə/
noun
1.
a terrestrial orchid of the genus Pogonia, of North America.
Origin
< Neo-Latin < Greek pōgōníās bearded (with reference to the lip which is frequently fringed)
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pogonia

/pəˈɡəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
any orchid of the chiefly American genus Pogonia, esp the snakesmouth, having pink or white fragrant flowers
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek pōgōnias bearded, from pōgōn a beard
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