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|Noun||1.||genus Orchis - type genus of the orchid family; hardy terrestrial orchids of the temperate the northern hemisphere|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
orchis - any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes
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