Definition of orchidaceous in English:

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orchidaceous

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːkɪˈdeɪʃəs/

adjective

Botany
Relating to or denoting plants of the orchid family (Orchidaceae).
Example sentences
  • The play, staged in the Lyttelton Loft, is excellently designed by Jon Bausor, who uses video screens to augment the image of the garden as an orchidaceous enclave.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Orchidaceae (plural) + -ous.

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