odontoglossum

[ oh-don-tuh-glos-uh m ]
/ oʊˌdɒn təˈglɒs əm /

noun

any epiphytic orchid of the genus Odontoglossum, of the mountainous regions from Bolivia to Mexico.

Origin of odontoglossum

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

/ (ɒˌdɒntəˈɡlɒsəm) /

noun

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