phalaenopsis
noun (plural -nopsis; also phalaenopses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek phalaina moth + -opsis Date: 1846 any of a genus (Phalaenopsis) of ornamental epiphytic orchids of southeastern Asia and Australia having fleshy leaves and large showy flowers with broad lateral petals

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