achilary

adjective
achi·​la·​ry | \ (ˈ)ā-¦kī-lə-rē, ə-ˈkī- \

Definition of achilary

: having the labellum or lip of the flower undeveloped or lacking as in some orchids

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First Known Use of achilary

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for achilary

a- entry 2 + chil- + -ary

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The first known use of achilary was circa 1902

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“Achilary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/achilary. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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