[flawr-ist, flohr-, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪst, ˈfloʊr-, ˈflɒr-/
a retailer of , ornamental plants, etc.
a grower of .
a person who grows or deals in flowers
1620s, formed on analogy of French fleuriste, from Latin floris, genitive of flos “flower” (see flora) + -ist.
[flaw-ris-tiks, floh-] /flɔˈrɪs tɪks, floʊ-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the study of the distribution, number, types, and relationships of plant species in an area or areas. /flɒˈrɪstɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of botany concerned with the types, numbers, and distribution of plant species in a particular area
[floh-roo-it; English flawr-yoo-it, flohr-, flor-] /ˈfloʊ ru ɪt; English ˈflɔr yu ɪt, ˈfloʊr-, ˈflɒr-/ noun, Latin. 1. he (or she) flourished: used to indicate the period during which a person flourished, especially when the exact birth and death dates are unknown. Abbreviation: fl., flor. /ˈflɒruːɪt/ verb 1. (he or she) flourished: used to indicate the […]
/ˈflɒrjʊlə/ noun (pl) -ulae (-jʊliː), -ules 1. the flora of a small single environment 2. a fossil flower found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
[flawr-ee, flohr-ee] /ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. . [flawr-ee, flohr-ee] /ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i/ noun 1. Paul John, 1910–85, U.S. chemist: pioneer in research on polymers; Nobel Prize 1974. /ˈflɔːrɪ/ adjective 1. (usually postpositive) (heraldry) containing a fleur-de-lys