from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Any of various orchids of the genus Spiranthes, having a spike or raceme of small flowers usually arranged in a spiral.
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- n. an orchid of the genus Spiranthes having slender often twisted spikes of white flowers
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