a passion for flowers, flowering plants
[flawr-in, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪn, ˈflɒr-/ noun 1. a cupronickel coin of Great Britain, formerly equal to two shillings or the tenth part of a pound and retained in circulation equal to 10 new pence after decimalization in 1971: first issued in 1849 as a silver coin. 2. the guilder of the Netherlands. 3. a former […]
[flawr-ee-oh, flohr-] /ˈflɔr iˌoʊ, ˈfloʊr-/ noun 1. John, 1553?–1625, English lexicographer and translator. /ˈflɔːrɪˌəʊ/ noun 1. John. ?1553–?1625, English lexicographer, noted for his translation of Montaigne’s Essays (1603)
[flawr-uh-suh nt] /ˈflɔr ə sənt/ noun 1. a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
[flawr-ist, flohr-, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪst, ˈfloʊr-, ˈflɒr-/ noun 1. a retailer of , ornamental plants, etc. 2. a grower of . /ˈflɒrɪst/ noun 1. a person who grows or deals in flowers n. 1620s, formed on analogy of French fleuriste, from Latin floris, genitive of flos “flower” (see flora) + -ist.