Gymnadenia

noun Gym·na·de·nia \ˌjimnəˈdēnēə\

Definition of Gymnadenia

  1. :  a genus of European terrestrial orchids having greenish flowers with the lip of the corolla entire

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Origin and Etymology of gymnadenia

New Latin, from gymn- + Greek adēn gland + New Latin -ia


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