dendrobium

noun

den·​dro·​bi·​um
denˈdrōbēəm
1
capitalized : a genus of epiphytic orchids that are chiefly native to tropical and subtropical Asia and have stems resembling canes and racemose flowers in which the labellum is connate with or articulate to the base of the column
2
plural -s : any plant of the genus Dendrobium

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from dendr- + -bium

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“Dendrobium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dendrobium. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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