FLOR'ID, adjective [Latin floridus, from floreo, to flower.]
1. Literally, flowery; covered or abounding with flowers; but in this sense little used.
2. Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively red color; as a florid countenance; a florid cheek.
3. Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched with lively figures; splendid; brilliant; as a florid style; florid eloquence.