genus Angrecum

genus Angrecum
noun
genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque
Syn: ↑Angraecum, ↑genus Angraecum
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑family Orchidaceae, ↑orchid family
Member Meronyms: ↑angrecum

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  • genus Angraecum — noun genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque • Syn: ↑genus Angrecum, ↑Angraecum • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • angrecum — noun any of various spectacular orchids of the genus Angraecum having dark green leathery leaves and usually nocturnally scented white or ivory flowers • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Angrecum, ↑Angraecum,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • angrecum — n. 1. any of various spectacular orchids of the genus {Angraecum} having 2 ranked dark green leathery leaves and usually nocturnally scented white or ivory flowers. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liliopsid genus — noun genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed • Syn: ↑monocot genus • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑liliid monocot genus, ↑Juncus, ↑genus Juncus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • monocot genus — noun genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed • Syn: ↑liliopsid genus • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑liliid monocot genus, ↑Juncus, ↑genus Juncus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angraecum — noun genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque • Syn: ↑genus Angrecum, ↑genus Angraecum • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Orchidaceae — noun enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers • Syn: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑orchid family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Orchidales …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchid family — noun enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers • Syn: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑family Orchidaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orchidaceae — noun enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers • Syn: ↑family Orchidaceae, ↑orchid family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angraecum — n. 1. a genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque. Syn: genus {Angrecum}, genus {Angraecum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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