cymbidium

noun cym·bid·i·um \ sim-ˈbi-dē-əm \
Updated on: 23 Feb 2018

Definition of cymbidium

: any of a genus (Cymbidium) of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers

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New Latin, genus name, from Latin cymba boat, from Greek kymbē


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