phalaenopsid

noun
phal·​ae·​nop·​sid | \ ˌfaləˈnäpsə̇d, -ˌsid \
plural -s

Definition of phalaenopsid

: an orchid of the genus Phalaenopsis

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“Phalaenopsid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phalaenopsid. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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