Flor"id (?), a. [L. floridus, fr. flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]
Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery.
Fruit from a pleasant and florid tree.
Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
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