Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling an orchid or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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orchid +‎ -like

Examples

  • Here, flowers grew in riotous colors and gaudy abundance, and Phoebe made a fragrant pink and white wreath of orchidlike blossoms to wear in her hair.

    Pirates

  • Many were aflame with orchidlike blossoms in shades of yellow, pink, scarlet, and mauve.

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  • Many were aflame with orchidlike blossoms in shades of yellow, pink, scarlet, and mauve.

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  • Many were aflame with orchidlike blossoms in shades of yellow, pink, scarlet, and mauve.

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  • Many were aflame with orchidlike blossoms in shades of yellow, pink, scarlet, and mauve.

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  • Long, dangling vines; air plants, with giant pods and vivid orchidlike blossoms.

    Brigands of the Moon

  • Dimly and wordlessly he had felt that here was a creature who had reached an orchidlike perfection through a long process of evolution, and generations of luxury.

    The Port of Adventure

  • The plants have fleshy roots, almost orchidlike, and they like to be a bit pot-bound.

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  • Another legislator, a young gentleman from Uvalde, so eloquently extolled the virtues of the cactus, noting the hardy durability of the plant and the orchidlike beauty of its flowers, that he earned the nickname "Cactus Jack."

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  • Another legislator, a young gentleman from Uvalde, so eloquently extolled the virtues of the cactus, noting the hardy durability of the plant and the orchidlike beauty of its flowers, that he earned the nickname "Cactus Jack."

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