orchidaceous


or·chi·da·ceous

adjective \ˌr-kə-ˈdā-shəs\

Definition of ORCHIDACEOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling the orchids

Origin of ORCHIDACEOUS

New Latin Orchidaceae, family name, from Orchis
First Known Use: 1838

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