Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as orchidaceous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Orchidaceous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany orchidaceous

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Examples

  • It is commonly done, and so the costly people of a single pattern contrive to push forth, flatteringly to themselves, luxuriant shoots of individuality in their orchidean glass-house.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Complete

  • It is commonly done, and so the costly people of a single pattern contrive to push forth, flatteringly to themselves, luxuriant shoots of individuality in their orchidean glass-house.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Volume 4

  • It is commonly done, and so the costly people of a single pattern contrive to push forth, flatteringly to themselves, luxuriant shoots of individuality in their orchidean glass-house.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

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