baby orchid

noun

Definition of baby orchid

: a Guatemalan epiphytic orchid (Odontoglossum grande) that is often cultivated in the greenhouse for its large typically orange-yellow flowers which have a wavy-edged creamy lip and are blotched and barred with darker color and usually chestnut brown

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First Known Use of baby orchid

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Baby orchid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baby%20orchid. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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