Definition of orchidaceous in English:

orchidaceous

adjective

Botany
  • 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.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Orchidaceae (plural) + -ous.

Pronunciation:

orchidaceous

/ˌôrkəˈdāSHəs/