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pogonia

[ puh-goh-nee-uh, -gohn-yuh ]

noun

  1. a terrestrial orchid of the genus Pogonia, of North America.


pogonia

/ pəˈɡəʊnɪə /

noun

  1. any orchid of the chiefly American genus Pogonia, esp the snakesmouth, having pink or white fragrant flowers


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pogonia1

< New Latin < Greek pōgōníās bearded (with reference to the lip which is frequently fringed)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of pogonia1

C19: New Latin, from Greek pōgōnias bearded, from pōgōn a beard
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Example Sentences

And so did calopogon, pogonia, spiranthes, and many other fine plant people that lived in our meadow.

One example will suffice for present illustration—the sweet-pogonia or grass-pink of our sedgy swamps (Pogonia ophioglossoides).

Two weeks after I found the rose pogonia, I came again to visit her.

Such a happening came to me the day when I first found the rose pogonia (Pogonia ophioglossoides).

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