orchid definition

  • noun:
    • a part for the orchid family.
    • The rose of any of those plants, specially one cultivated for decoration.
    • A pale to light purple, from grayish to purplish pink to strong reddish purple.
    • a plant of this orchid family members, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours.
    • a light bluish-red, violet-red or purple color.
    • Any plant associated with order Orchidace√¶. See orchidaceous.
    • Any plant of the natural order Orchide√¶; an orchidaceous plant.
    • any one of numerous plants of this orchid family frequently having plants of unusual shapes and gorgeous colors
  • adjective:
    • having a light purple color.

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