swanneck


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Noun1.swanneck - any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swanswanneck - any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swan
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Cycnoches, genus Cycnoches - genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids
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King Harold II was mortally wounded on the battlefield and his body had to be formally identified by his mistress, Edith Swanneck.
This latest work travels from Waltham Abbey to St Leonards-on-Sea for a spectral reunion of Harold Godwinson, defeated by William the Conqueror at Hastings, and his wife, Edith Swanneck, commemorated by a statue in St Leonards.
Meanwhile, Lancome's Grandiose Wide-Angle Fan Effect Mascara touts the patent-pending "first swanneck wand" to fan out the lashes.