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Noun1.aerides - any orchid of the genus Aeridesaerides - any orchid of the genus Aerides  
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Aerides - epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia having stiff leaves and fragrant white flowers in arching racemes
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But over the years, the Aerides, as the monument is also known, also served as a church and restorers have discovered fragments of frescoes with Christian subject matter, including an angel and a saint on horseback.