Along with it’s early meaning of bold etc, there is a modern addition of sexy, as applied to a curvaceous woman. Some seem to think the word is modern, yet it was in use in the late 1800’s. Not exactly a modern word.
I was intrigued to see there is also a Bodacious Iris plant
|Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Hybridized by Keppel; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
It’s certainly bold. I’d love to have it in my garden.