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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FLO'RAL, a. [L. floralis, from flos, a flower, which see.]
1. Containing the flower, as a floral bud; immediately attending the flower, as a floral leaf.
2. Pertaining to Flora or to flowers; as floral games; floral play.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers; "an unusual floral design" [syn: floral, flowered]
2: relating to or associated with flowers; "floral organs"
3: of or relating to the plant life in a particular region; "characteristic alpine floral elements"

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Latin flor-, flos flower more at blow Date: 1753 1. of, relating to, or depicting flowers <a floral display> <a floral design> 2. of or relating to a flora <floral diversity> II. noun Date: 1897 a design or picture in which flowers predominate

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of flowers. 2 decorated with or depicting flowers. 3 of flora or floras. Derivatives: florally adv. Etymology: L floralis or flos floris flower

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Floral Flo"ral, a. [L. Floralis belonging to Flora: cf. F. floral. See Flora.] 1. Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers; as, floral games, wreaths. 2. (Bot.) Containing, or belonging to, a flower; as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral characters. --Martyn. Floral envelope (Bot.), the calyx and corolla, one or the other of which (mostly the corolla) may be wanting.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. A floral fabric or design has flowers on it. ...a bright yellow floral fabric. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. You can use floral to describe something that contains flowers or is made of flowers. ...eye-catching floral arrangements. ADJ: ADJ n

Moby Thesaurus

blooming, bloomy, blossoming, efflorescent, floreate, florescent, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid, flowered, flowering, flowery, garden, horticultural, hortulan, in bloom, in blossom, in flower, inflorescent, multiflorous, radiciflorous, rhizanthous, uniflorous



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