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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] orchis (wrongly interpreting orchid- as the stem), from Ancient Greek ὄρχις (orkhis), orchid, testicle)

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Noun

Singular
orchid

Plural
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  1. a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours.
  2. (colour) a light bluish-red, violet-red or purple colour.
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Adjective

orchid (not comparable)

Positive
orchid

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (colour) having a light purple colour.

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