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liparis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twayblade  \Tway"blade`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  Any  one  of  several  orchidaceous  plants  which  have  only  two 
  leaves,  as  the  species  of  {Listera}  and  of  {Liparis}. 
  [Written  also  {twyblade}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liparis 
  n  1:  an  orchid  of  the  genus  Liparis  having  few  leaves  and  usually 
  fairly  small  yellow-green  or  dull  purple  flowers  in 
  terminal  racemes 
  2:  type  genus  of  the  Liparididae:  snailfishes  [syn:  {Liparis}, 
  {genus  Liparis}] 




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