Orchidaceous vs Orchideous - What's the difference?

orchidaceous | orchideous |


As adjectives the difference between orchidaceous and orchideous

is that orchidaceous is (botany) of or pertaining to orchids while orchideous is orchidaceous.

orchidaceous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (botany) Of or pertaining to orchids .
  • In keeping with the orchidaceous theme of the wedding, the decorator draped the walls with lavenders and pinks.
  • Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.
  • The fashion press regarded her red carpet attire with derision, calling it orchidaceous and overly designed.

    orchideous

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • orchidaceous