[flawr-id, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪd, ˈflɒr-/
reddish; ruddy; rosy:
a florid complexion.
flowery; excessively ornate; showy:
Obsolete. abounding in or consisting of flowers.
having a red or flushed complexion
excessively ornate; flowery: florid architecture
an archaic word for flowery
1640s, “strikingly beautiful,” from French floride “flourishing,” from Latin floridus “flowery, in bloom,” from flos “flower” (see flora). Sense of “ruddy” is first recorded 1640s. Meaning “profusely adorned, as with flowers,” is from 1650s. Related: Floridly.
florid flor·id (flôr’ĭd)
Of a bright red or ruddy color. Used of certain skin lesions.
flo·rid’i·ty (flə-rĭd’ĭ-tē, flô-) or flor’id·ness n.
noun 1. the part of the Gulf Stream which extends from the Florida Strait to Cape Hatteras.
plural noun 1. a chain of small islands and reefs off the coast of S Florida. About 225 miles (362 km) long. Islands off the southern coast of Florida. The best known are Key Largo and Key West.
noun 1. .
noun 1. a sunroom.