from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See swamp pink.
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- n. Any of several bog orchids, of the genus Arethusa, having a magenta flower; the swamp pink
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a genus of orchids, consisting of a single species, A. bulbosa, a small swamp-plant of North America, with a handsome rosy-purple sweet-scented flower terminating a sheathed scape.
- n. In zoology: A genus of acalephs. A genus of mollusks. Montfort, 1808. A genus of reptiles. Duméril and Bibron, 1840. A genus of crustaceans.
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- n. any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers
From Arethusa.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)