Meaning of florid

flor•id

Pronunciation: (flôr'id, flor'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. reddish; ruddy; rosy: a florid complexion.
  2. flowery; excessively ornate; showy: florid writing.
  3. abounding in or consisting of flowers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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