florid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word florid
flo(wer) + rid(red)sounds like a flower that is in a red color.. Also, florid ~ flowery (french)
florid sounds like florida. So u see beautiful beaches, with beautiful girls taking sunbath. There skin becomes reddish. So florid means reddish.
Florida is tropically ornate, and The Florida flag has a big RED "X".