twayblade

noun
tway·​blade | \ ˈtwā-ˌblād How to pronounce twayblade (audio) \

Definition of twayblade

: any of various orchids (genera Listera and Liparis) often having two leaves

First Known Use of twayblade

1578, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for twayblade

English dialect tway two

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“Twayblade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twayblade. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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