floriated

adjective

flo·​ri·​at·​ed ˈflȯr-ē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce floriated (audio)
: having floral ornaments or a floral form
floriation noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Part of the tradition of the Orchid Dinner is to call upon interior designers and creative to transform their gala tables into floriated works of art. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 26 Feb. 2022 The crowning jewel of the decor is always the floriated centerpiece above what, on any other day besides the first Monday in May, serves as the museum’s information booth. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 7 May 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Latin flōr-, flōs flower entry 1 + -iated, as in foliated

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of floriated was in 1845

Dictionary Entries Near floriated

Cite this Entry

“Floriated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floriated. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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