flo·​ris·​tic | \ flȯ-ˈri-stik How to pronounce floristic (audio) \

Definition of floristic

: of or relating to flowers, a flora, or the phytogeographical study of plants and plant groups

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Other Words from floristic

floristically \ flȯ-​ˈri-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce floristically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of floristic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This shows that the knowledge of the faunal and floristic diversity and to a large extent the microbial diversity is still at the exploratory stages. Alfred Oteng-yeboah, Quartz Africa, "Ghana’s pact with China for bauxite mining threatens to ravage a biodiverse forest," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of floristic

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Floristic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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