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Noun: orchis  or-kis
  1. Any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes
  2. One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    "she kicked him in the orchises and got away";
    - testis, testicle, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg

Derived forms: orchises

Type of: gonad, male reproductive gland, orchid, orchidaceous plant, sex gland

Part of: family jewels, genus Orchis, lunch box [Brit, informal], male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive system

Encyclopedia: Orchis