orchidaceous


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orchidaceous

(ôr′kĭ-dā′shəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the orchid family.
2. Suggesting an orchid flower in extravagance, exoticism, or luxuriant beauty: "one of those brilliant orchidaceous days on the North Shore of Oahu" (Paul Theroux).