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arethusa definition

  • noun:
    • view swamp green.
    • Any of a number of bog orchids, associated with genus Arethusa, having a magenta rose; the swamp red
    • In botany, a genus of orchids, comprising just one species, A. bulbosa, a little swamp-plant of North America, with a handsome rosy-purple sweet-scented rose terminating a sheathed scape.
    • In zoology: A genus of acalephs. A genus of mollusks. Montfort, 1808. A genus of reptiles. Duméril and Bibron, 1840. A genus of crustaceans.
    • any of several bog orchids of genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers
    • See swamp green.
    • Any of a number of bog orchids, of genus Arethusa, having a magenta rose; the swamp red
    • In botany, a genus of orchids, consisting of a single species, A. bulbosa, a small swamp-plant of united states, with a handsome rosy-purple sweet-scented flower terminating a sheathed scape.
    • In zoology: A genus of acalephs. A genus of mollusks. Montfort, 1808. A genus of reptiles. Duméril and Bibron, 1840. A genus of crustaceans.
    • any of a few bog orchids associated with the genus Arethusa having a few showy flowers
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