floruit


flo·ru·it

noun \ˈflr-(y)ə-wət, ˈflär-\

Definition of FLORUIT

:  a period of flourishing (as of a person or movement)

Examples of FLORUIT

  1. <the floruit of Greek art and literature in the fifth century b.c.>

Origin of FLORUIT

Latin, he flourished, from florēre to flourish
First Known Use: 1843

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