• Florid Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
- (a.) Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
- (a.) Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
- (a.) Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery.
• Florida bean Definition & Synonyms
- () The large, roundish, flattened seed of Mucuna urens. See under Bean.
- () One of the very large seeds of the Entada scandens.
• Florideae Definition & Synonyms
- (n. pl.) A subclass of algae including all the red or purplish seaweeds; the Rhodospermeae of many authors; -- so called from the rosy or florid color of most of the species.