epidendrum

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noun ep·i·den·drum \ˌe-pə-ˈden-drəm\

Definition of epidendrum

  1. :  any of a large genus (Epidendrum) of chiefly epiphytic orchids found especially in tropical America

Origin and Etymology of epidendrum

New Latin, from Greek epi- + dendron tree — more at dendr-


First Known Use: 1791


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