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florescence

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noun flo·res·cence \flȯ-ˈre-sən(t)s, flə-\

Definition of florescence

  1. :  a state or period of flourishing

flo·res·cent play \-sənt\ adjective


Examples of florescence

  1. <the florescence of Mayan art in the seventh century a.d.>



Origin of florescence

New Latin florescentia, from Latin florescent-, florescens, present participle of florescere, inchoative of florēre to blossom, flourish — more at flourish


First Known Use: 1793


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