Definitions for orchidaceousˌɔr kɪˈdeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•chi•da•ceousˌɔr kɪˈdeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. belonging to the orchid family.

    Category: Plants

Origin of orchidaceous:

1830–40; < NL Orchidace(ae) (see orchid , -aceae ) + -ous

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  1. orchidaceous(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to orchids.

    In keeping with the orchidaceous theme of the wedding, the decorator draped the walls with lavenders and pinks.

  2. orchidaceous(Adjective)

    Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.

    The fashion press regarded her red carpet attire with derision, calling it orchidaceous and overly designed.

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