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flo·res·cence

 (flô-rĕs′əns, flə-)
n.
1. A condition or time of flowering.
2. A condition or period of great vigor. See Synonyms at bloom1.

[New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscēns, flōrēscent-, present participle of flōrēscere, inchoative of flōrēre, to flower, bloom; see flourish.]

flo·res′cent adj.

florescence

(flɔːˈrɛsəns)
n
(Botany) the process, state, or period of flowering
[C18: from New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscere to come into flower]

flo•res•cence

(flɔˈrɛs əns, floʊ-, flə-)

n.
the act, state, or period of flowering; bloom.
[1785–95; < Latin flōrēsc(ēns), derivative of flōs flower]
flo•res′cent, adj.

florescence

1. the state or condition of being in flower or blooming
2. the period during which this occurs.
3. a period of great development. — florescent, adj.
See also: Flowers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.florescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossomsflorescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

florescence

noun
A condition or time of vigor and freshness:
Translations

florescence

[fləˈresns] Nflorescencia f

florescence

nBlüte f
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