a tall orchid, Epiblema grandiflorum, of SW Australia with lilac to mauve flowers
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- babcock test,
- babe in arms,
- babe in the woods,
- babel, tower of,
Word Origin for babe-in-a-cradle
named from a fancied resemblance of its column to a baby in a cradle
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