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See definition of orchid on Dictionary.com
  • as inpurple
  • as incompliment

synonyms for orchid

  • color
  • lavender
  • lilac
  • mauve
  • periwinkle
  • plum
  • violet
  • amethyst
  • heliotrope
  • magenta
  • mulberry
  • pomegranate
  • wine
  • amaranthine
  • blue-violet
  • bluish red
  • perse
  • reddish blue
  • violaceous
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How to use orchid in a sentence

Andy’s is good for mounted orchids, species orchids and miniatures, she says.
ONLINE PLANT SELLERS ARE HAVING A MOMENT. HERE’S WHERE TO SHOP.LINDSEY ROBERTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The boys light Roman candles, shooting crimson and orchid and brass-flamed astonishers into the clouds.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
The Iris is to the garden what the Orchid is to the greenhouse.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
The Orchid family is certainly the most curious in the vegetable kingdom, as it is almost the most extensive, except the Grasses.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
This was not a sea-weed, but a lichen—probably the same from which the orchid purple of modern art is prepared.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
A beautiful pink and white ground orchid (Calanthe) was plentiful.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
The latter part of the journey was through bushy country dotted about with many large orchid and fern-laden trees.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
I saw on this river a wonderful orchid growing on large trees.
WANDERINGS AMONG SOUTH SEA SAVAGES AND IN BORNEO AND THE PHILIPPINESH. WILFRID WALKER
He had created a sort of human orchid whose petals showed few, wonderfully few, signs of withering.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
In the third edition of The Vegetable Kingdom he estimates the number of orchid genera at 469.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
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