adder's mouth


Definition of adder's mouth

1 : an orchid of the genus Malaxis

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First Known Use of adder's mouth

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adder's mouth

so called from the shape of the leaf

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“Adder's mouth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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