adam-and-eve


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Ad·am-and-Eve

(ăd′əm-ənd-ēv′)
n.

put•ty•root

(ˈpʌt iˌrut, -ˌrʊt)

n.
an American orchid, Aplectrum hyemale, having loose clusters of yellowish brown flowers and a sticky substance in its rootstock.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.Adam-and-Eve - North American orchid bearing a single leaf and yellowish-brown flowersadam-and-eve - North American orchid bearing a single leaf and yellowish-brown flowers
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Aplectrum, genus Aplectrum - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae