noun \ˈäfrə̇s, ˈōf-\

Definition of Ophrys

  1. :  a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae) native to Eurasia and northern Africa and having flowers with a large hairy labellum which resembles an insect — see bee orchid, fly orchid

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Origin and Etymology of ophrys

New Latin, from Greek, brow, eyebrow, a plant with two leaves

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