|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) reddish, ruddy, highly colored; 2) flowery, showy, highly or excessively ornate
The florid tapestries which once adorned the walls of the concert hall served as a visual complement to the baroque music of the times.
Related English words: floridity, floridness
Latin root words: floridus, florida, floridum - flowering, blooming; of flowers; rich in flowers; flos, floris, m. - flower, blossom