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[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.


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