Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A greenish-flowered orchid, Aceras anthropophora, natural order Orchideæ, which grows in meadows and pastures in the eastern part of England.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • A rare poplar, _Populus canescens_, grows by the Wilstone reservoir, and the man-orchis (_Aceras anthropophora_) on terraces cut in the Chalk near Tring.

    Hertfordshire

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.