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  • n. Plural form of orchid.


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  • The use of pots to sustain orchids is very popular among growers.

    Orchids of Mexico

  • Dabbles in orchids and uses pilot claims in orchid articles.

    Lawdermild, Keavin Lee

  • I'm not even all that interested in orchids, but I was completely engrossed in the book.

    A to Z Meme

  • Las Mercedes 'second and newer place on Acueducto (a $1 cab ride away), amid stark modernity, Zalce sculptures and orchids, is a better bet.

    Mexico's Morelia - More Than Meets The Eye

  • Myriam, the vibrant color of those orchids is stunning!

    centrepiece of the month june

  • Hanging orchids from the nearby oak forest adorned the old beams of the porticoes.

    Rancho El Pozo: a vignette

  • The thing you need to learn with growing orchids is the flowers are the cool thing you get once a year, maybe twice, per plant, and that's only if all goes well.


  • I wonder if our florists would not like to buy orchids from the man who passes our door every morning with about a hundred of them strung to a pole which is suspended from his shoulder, only two reals (twenty-five cents) for exquisite plants, with the rare ones but little higher.

    Six Months in Mexico

  • The two lieutenants were hardly ever on board, nor was Surgeon Balmain, who took himself off on country expeditions to look at enormous, brilliant butterflies and flowers of waxen glory called orchids.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Deep among the orchids was a small, green velvet box.

    A Veiled Journey


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