Definition of cymbidium
: any of a genus (Cymbidium) of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers
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The guest card table vignette included tulips and cymbidium orchids.
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Origin and Etymology of cymbidium
New Latin, genus name, from Latin cymba boat, from Greek kymbē
First Known Use: 1815See Words from the same year
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