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- n. Any of the genus Peristeria of orchidaceous plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of orchidaceous plants. See dove plant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of orchids of the tribe Vandeæ and subtribe stanhopieæ, known by the short straight column, and broad sepals connivent into a fleshy globular flower.
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)
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