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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flor·id /ˈflɔrəd, ˈflɑr-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 flor·id /ˈflɔrəd, ˈflɑr-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flor·id a.
 1. Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery. [R.]
    Fruit from a pleasant and florid tree.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
 3. Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
 4. Mus. Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant
            handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate,
             flamboyant, showy]