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odontoglossum

[ oh-don-tuh-glos-uhm ]
/ oʊˌdɒn təˈglɒs əm /
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noun
any epiphytic orchid of the genus Odontoglossum, of the mountainous regions from Bolivia to Mexico.
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Origin of odontoglossum

<New Latin (1816) <Greek odonto-odonto- + glôss(a) tongue + New Latin -um neuter noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for odontoglossum

odontoglossum
/ (ɒˌdɒntəˈɡlɒsəm) /

noun
any epiphytic orchid of the tropical American genus Odontoglossum, having clusters of brightly coloured flowers
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