orchidaceous

orchidaceous

[awr-ki-dey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Orchidaceae.
Compare orchid family.


Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin Orchidace(ae) (see orchid, -aceae) + -ous

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orchidaceous (ˌɔːkɪˈdeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Orchidaceae, a family of flowering plants including the orchids

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