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Cooktown orchid

/ (ˈkʊktaʊn) /
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noun

a purple Australian orchid, Dendrobium bigibbum, found in Queensland, of which it is the floral emblem

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Word Origin for Cooktown orchid

named after Cooktown, a coastal town in NE Queensland

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