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Relating to or denoting plants of the orchid family ("Orchidaceae")
- ‘The play, staged in the Lyttelton Loft, is excellently designed by Jon Bausor, who uses video screens to augment the image of the garden as an orchidaceous enclave.’
Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Orchidaceae (plural) + -ous.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.