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orchis , is, f., = ὄρχις
I. A plant, a kind of olive, Col. 5, 8, 4; id. Arb. 17, 3; Pall. Febr. 18, 4.—
II. Another plant, so called from the shape of its roots, the orchis: “mirabilis est orchis herba, sive serapias, gemina radice testiculis simili,Plin. 26, 10, 62, § 95.
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    • Columella, Res Rustica, 5.8.4
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