Liparis

noun
Lip·​a·​ris | \ ˈlipərə̇s \

Definition of Liparis

: a genus of terrestrial orchids having two broad shining leaves and terminal racemes of irregular flowers — see twayblade

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History and Etymology for Liparis

New Latin, from Greek liparos fatty, shiny, bright

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“Liparis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Liparis. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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