florule

noun

flo·​rule
ˈflōrˌ(y)ül,
ˈflȯr-
variants or florula
-r(y)ələ
plural florules
-rˌ(y)ülz
or florulae
-r(y)əˌlē,
-lī
also florulas
: a small flora
especially : a fossil flora comparable to a faunule

Word History

Etymology

New Latin florula, diminutive of flora

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“Florule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/florule. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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