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EtymologyEdit

orchid +‎ -aceous

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orchidaceous (comparative more orchidaceous, superlative most orchidaceous)

  1. (botany) Of or pertaining to orchids.
    In keeping with the orchidaceous theme of the wedding, the decorator draped the walls with lavenders and pinks.
  2. Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.
    The fashion press regarded her red-carpet attire with derision, calling it orchidaceous and overly designed.

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