capitalized : a genus of tropical American orchids having flowers with a large unlobed labellum and flat spreading perianth see pansy orchid
plural -s : a plant or flower of the genus Miltonia

Word History


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

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“Miltonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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