[flawr-ee-oh, flohr-] /ˈflɔr iˌoʊ, ˈfloʊr-/

John, 1553?–1625, English lexicographer and translator.
John. ?1553–?1625, English lexicographer, noted for his translation of Montaigne’s Essays (1603)


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