Florence flask

noun

Flor·​ence flask ˈflȯr-ən(t)s- How to pronounce Florence flask (audio) ˈflär- How to pronounce Florence flask (audio)
: a round usually flat-bottomed laboratory vessel with a long neck

Word History

Etymology

Florence, Italy; from the use of flasks of this shape for certain Italian wines

First Known Use

1744, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Florence flask was in 1744

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“Florence flask.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Florence%20flask. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

Florence flask

noun

Flor·​ence flask ˌflȯr-ən(t)s- How to pronounce Florence flask (audio) ˌflär- How to pronounce Florence flask (audio)
: a round usually flat-bottomed glass laboratory container with a long neck

Medical Definition

Florence flask

noun

Flor·​ence flask ˌflȯr-ən(t)s-, ˌflär- How to pronounce Florence flask (audio)
: a round usually flat-bottomed laboratory vessel with a long neck
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