pogonia

noun
po·go·nia | \ pəˈgōnyə , -nēə \

Definition of pogonia 

1 capitalized : a genus comprising terrestrial orchids of the north temperate zone that have a slender rootstock, one or few leaves, and a solitary terminal flower with a crested tip and being sometimes extended to include forms usually placed in the genera Isotria and Triphora

2 plural -s : any orchid of Pogonia or a closely related genus

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History and Etymology for pogonia

New Latin, from pogon- + -ia

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