Definitions

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  • n. a genus of terrestrial orchids of North America.

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  • n. terrestrial orchids of North America

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Examples

  • I had returned to the old home during a summer vacation of the State University, and, having made a beginning in botany, I was, of course, full of enthusiasm and ran eagerly to my beloved pogonia, calopogon, and cypripedium gardens, osmunda ferneries, and the lake lilies and pitcher-plants.

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • And so did calopogon, pogonia, spiranthes, and many other fine plant people that lived in our meadow.

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

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