cymbidium


cym·bid·i·um

noun \sim-ˈbi-dē-əm\

Definition of CYMBIDIUM

:  any of a genus (Cymbidium) of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers

Origin of CYMBIDIUM

New Latin, genus name, from Latin cymba boat, from Greek kymbē
First Known Use: 1815

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