bee orchid

noun

a European orchid, Ophrys apifera, whose flower resembles a bumble bee in shape and colour
any of several other orchids with beelike flowers

Nearby words

  1. bee gum,
  2. bee in one's bonnet,
  3. bee killer,
  4. bee martin,
  5. bee moth,
  6. bee plant,
  7. bee tree,
  8. bee's knees,
  9. bee-eater,
  10. bee-sting

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Examples from the Web for bee orchid

  • He leaned forward and took her hand which was idly playing with a bee-orchid she had plucked.

    Ragna|Anna Miller Costantini