bee orchid

noun
variants: or less commonly bee orchis

Definition of bee orchid

: a European orchid (Ophrys apifera) whose flowers bear a resemblance to bees, flies, or other insects

First Known Use of bee orchid

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Bee orchid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bee%20orchid. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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