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flo·rist

 (flôr′ĭst, flŏr′-)
n.
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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florist

(ˈflɒrɪst)
n
(Agriculture) a person who grows or deals in flowers
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flo•rist

(ˈflɔr ɪst, ˈfloʊr-, ˈflɒr-)

n.
a retailer or grower of flowers and ornamental plants.
[< Latin flōs flower]
flo′rist•ry, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.florist - someone who grows and deals in flowersflorist - someone who grows and deals in flowers; "the florist made up an attractive bouquet"
market keeper, shopkeeper, storekeeper, tradesman - a merchant who owns or manages a shop
2.florist - a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are soldflorist - a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are sold
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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Translations
بائِع أزْهاربَائِعٌ الزُّهور
květinář
blomsterhandler
floristo
kukkakauppias
cvjećar
virágárus
blómasali
花屋
꽃장수
gėlininkas
puķkopispuķu pārdevējs
kvetinár
cvetličar
blomsterhandlare
ร้านดอกไม้
người bán hoa

florist

[ˈflɒrɪst] Nflorista mf
florist's (shop)floristería f, tienda f de flores
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florist

[ˈflɒrɪst] n
(= person) → fleuriste mf
(= shop) → magasin m de fleurs
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

florist

nBlumenhändler(in) m(f), → Florist(in) m(f); florist’s (shop)Blumengeschäft nt
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florist

[ˈflɒrɪst] nfioraio/a
at the florist's (shop) → dal fioraio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

florist

(ˈflorist) noun
a person who (grows and) sells flowers.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

florist

بَائِعٌ الزُّهور květinář blomsterhandler Blumenhändler ανθοπώλης florista kukkakauppias fleuriste cvjećar fioraio 花屋 꽃장수 bloemist blomsterhandler kwiaciarz florista торговец цветами blomsterhandlare ร้านดอกไม้ çiçekçi người bán hoa 花商
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References in classic literature ?
Some fanciers caught at the idea without believing it practicable, but such is the power of imagination among florists, that although considering the undertaking as certain to fail, all their thoughts were engrossed by that great black tulip, which was looked upon to be as chimerical as the black swan of Horace or the white raven of French tradition.
It might perhaps be interesting to explain to the gentle reader the beautiful chain of theories which go to prove that the tulip borrows its colors from the elements; perhaps we should give him pleasure if we were to maintain and establish that nothing is impossible for a florist who avails himself with judgment and discretion and patience of the sun's heat; the clear water, the juices of the earth, and the cool breezes.
We see an astonishing improvement in many florists' flowers, when the flowers of the present day are compared with drawings made only twenty or thirty years ago.
He took advantage of all that had been learned by the florists and cattle-breeders."
He turned into his florist's to send her the daily box of lilies-of-the-valley which, to his confusion, he found he had forgotten that morning.
He caught a breath of lilac scent from a closed florist's shop.
Here passing a florist's shop he saw some bulbs which he knew his uncle wanted.
The truant passenger dodged a hansom and then floated past, like a leaf on a stream between a furniture van and a florist's delivery wagon.
Carey's death Emma had ordered from the florist masses of white flowers for the room in which the dead woman lay.
On his way, happening to pass by a florist's, he bought a fresh bouquet of flowers.
What would a florist say to whole tracts, so thickly covered by the Verbena melindres, as, even at a distance, to appear of the most gaudy scarlet?
Eliza: you are to live here for the next six months, learning how to speak beautifully, like a lady in a florist's shop.