Definitions for orchidaceousˌɔr kɪˈdeɪ ʃəs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or•chi•da•ceousˌɔr kɪˈdeɪ ʃəs(adj.)
belonging to the orchid family.
Origin of orchidaceous:
1830–40; < NL Orchidace(ae) (see orchid , -aceae ) + -ous
Of or pertaining to orchids.
In keeping with the orchidaceous theme of the wedding, the decorator draped the walls with lavenders and pinks.
Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.
The fashion press regarded her red carpet attire with derision, calling it orchidaceous and overly designed.
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