a rare orchid, Triphora trianthophora, of the eastern U.S., bearing three pink flowers.
- Nodding spasm
nodding spasm nod·ding spasm (nŏd’ĭng) n.
noun 1. a hardy plant, Trillium cernuum, of the lily family, of the eastern coast of North America, having wavy-petalled, white or pinkish flowers on short, recurved stalks hanging beneath the three whorled leaves.
[nod-l] /ˈnɒd l/ noun, Older Slang. 1. the head or brain. /ˈnɒdəl/ noun 1. (informal, mainly Brit) the head or brains: use your noddle! /ˈnɒdəl/ verb 1. (informal, mainly Brit) to nod (the head), as through drowsiness Related Terms noodle
[nod-ee] /ˈnɒd i/ noun, plural noddies. 1. any of several dark-bodied terns of the genera Anous and Micranous found about the coasts and islands in warm seas of both the New and Old Worlds, often so tame as to seem stupid. 2. a fool or simpleton; noodle. /ˈnɒdɪ/ noun (pl) -dies 1. any of several […]