adam-and-eve adam-and-eve n. 1. North American orchid ({Aplectrum hyemale}) bearing a single leaf and yellowish-brown flowers.

Syn: puttyroot. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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