noun coe·log·y·ne \sə̇ˈläjə(ˌ)nē, sē-\

Definition of coelogyne

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of tropical Asian epiphytic orchids having mostly yellow or white flowers with membranaceous perianth

  2. 2 plural -s :  a plant of the genus Coelogyne

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Origin and Etymology of coelogyne

New Latin, from coel- + Greek gynē woman; from the hollow stigma — more at queen

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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