any of several American orchids of the genus Habenaria, having a cut, fringed lip.
Also called fringed orchid.
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British Dictionary definitions for fringed orchis
any orchid of the genus Habenaria, having yellow, white, purple, or greenish flowers with fringed petalsSee also purple-fringed orchid
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