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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A singular genus of epiphytic orchids of tropical America, including about 20 species, several of which are in cultivation. They have large plaited leaves and drooping racemes of rather large flowers.

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  • n. a Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)


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