fioritura

noun fio·ri·tu·ra \ fē-ˌȯr-ə-ˈtu̇r-ə \

Definition of fioritura

plural fioriture play \fē-ˌȯr-ə-ˈtu̇r-ē\
: ornament 5

Origin and Etymology of fioritura

Italian, literally, flowering, from fiorito, past participle of fiorire to flower, from Vulgar Latin *florire — more at flourish


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