plural -s
: an ide of a golden variety that is often stocked in ornamental pools
broadly : ide

Word History


German orf, orfe, from Old High German orvo, from Latin orphus, a sea fish, from Greek orphos, orphōs; perhaps akin to Old English eorp, earp dark, dusky, Old High German erpf brown, Old Norse jarpr brown, Greek orphnos dark

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“Orfe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orfe. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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