flora


flo·ra

noun \ˈflōr-ə, ˈflr-\
plural floras also flo·rae \ˈflō(ə)r-ˌē, ˈfl(ə)r-, -ˌī\

Definition of FLORA

1
: plant life; especially : the plants characteristic of a region, period, or special environment <fossil flora>—compare fauna
2
: the microorganisms (as bacteria or fungi) living in or on the body <the beneficial flora of the intestine> <potentially harmful skin flora>
flo·ral \ˈflōr-əl, ˈflr-\ adjective

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