noun mil·to·nia \milˈtōnēə\

Definition of miltonia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American orchids having flowers with a large unlobed labellum and flat spreading perianth — see pansy orchid

  2. 2 plural -s :  a plant or flower of the genus Miltonia

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Origin and Etymology of miltonia

New Latin, from Charles W.W.Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton †1857 English statesman + New Latin -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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