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One entry found for florid.
Main Entry: flor·id
Pronunciation: primarystressflodotr-schwad, primarystressflär-
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin floridus "blooming, flowery," from floremacronre "to blossom, flourish," from flor-, flos "a flower, blossom" --related to FLOUR, FLOURISH, FLOWER
1 : FLOWERY 2, ornate <florid writing>
2 : tinged with red : RUDDY <a florid complexion>
- flor·id·ly adverb

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