[flaw-ris-tiks, floh-] /flɔˈrɪs tɪks, floʊ-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study of the distribution, number, types, and relationships of plant species in an area or areas.
(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
noun, Metallurgy. 1. a hole in a puddling furnace for the removal of ash or slag.