fioritura

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

Definition of fioritura

plural

fioriture

play \-ˈtu̇r-ē\
  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1836


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