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


  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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