calanthe calanthe n. any of various showy orchids of the genus {Calanthe} having white or yellow or rose-colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • calanthe — noun any of various showy orchids of the genus Calanthe having white or yellow or rose colored flowers and broad leaves folded lengthwise • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Calanthe * * * kəˈlan(t)thē noun Etymolo …   Useful english dictionary

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