noun 1. a tropical vine, Mucuna deeringiana, of the legume family, having showy, purple flowers in drooping clusters and black, hairy pods: grown as an ornamental.
[fluh-rid-ee-uh n] /fləˈrɪd i ən/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. the storage polysaccharide of red algae.
[flawr-id, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪd, ˈflɒr-/ adjective 1. reddish; ruddy; rosy: a florid complexion. 2. flowery; excessively ornate; showy: florid writing. 3. Obsolete. abounding in or consisting of flowers. /ˈflɒrɪd/ adjective 1. having a red or flushed complexion 2. excessively ornate; flowery: florid architecture 3. an archaic word for flowery adj. 1640s, “strikingly beautiful,” from French […]
[fluh-rid-ee-uh n] /fləˈrɪd i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the state of Florida. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of the state of Florida. /flɒˈrɪdɪən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Florida adjective 2. of or relating to Florida or its inhabitants