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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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 VandeƦ and subtribe stanhopieƦ, known by the short straight column, and broad sepals connivent into a fleshy globular flower.

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From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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