in some classifications
: a small genus of North American orchids comprising a few rattlesnake plantains more commonly included in Goodyera

Word History


New Latin, from Latin pera bag, pouch (from Greek pēra) + New Latin -amium (origin unknown)

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“Peramium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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