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orchidaceous

[awr-ki-dey-shuh s] /ˌɔr kɪˈdeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Orchidaceae.
Compare orchid family.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Neo-Latin Orchidace(ae) (see orchid, -aceae) + -ous
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orchidaceous

/ˌɔːkɪˈdeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Orchidaceae, a family of flowering plants including the orchids
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