noun or·chis \ˈr-kəs\

Definition of ORCHIS

:  orchid; especially :  any of a genus (Orchis) of orchids with fleshy roots and a spurred lip

Origin of ORCHIS

New Latin, from Latin, orchid, from Greek, testicle, orchid; akin to Middle Irish uirgge testicle
First Known Use: 1562

Rhymes with ORCHIS

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