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 (flôr′ĭst, flŏr′-)
One in the business of raising or selling flowers and ornamental plants.

[Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + -ist.]

flo′rist·ry n.
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(Professions) the art or skill of a florist; the flower trade
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