reika (
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 00:25:47 +1200

Tabby wrote:

> While we're at it, it's most likely supposed to be "Orchid", after the
> flower, not Orchis, since Stamen itself is a floral term. Just a routine
> problem with English-Japanese Japanese-English translation(anybody ever
> hear of Japenglish?)..

well actually, no. The MS and weapons bay combo gives us the Dendrobium.
The Dendrobium is a *type* of orchid. *Orchis* on the other hand is the
genus (title) for any orchid flower.

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