floral

[flawr-uh l, flohr-] /ˈflɔr əl, ˈfloʊr-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or consisting of flowers:
"floral decoration."
2.
of or pertaining to floras or a flora.
noun
3.
something, as a fabric, garment, wallpaper, or household item, having a floral pattern:
"Let's replace these drapes with florals."
Origin
1640–50; < Latin Flōrālis pertaining to Flōra. See flora, -al1
Related forms
florally, adverb
Example Sentences for floral
Floral designers cut and set up live, dried, or fake flowers into designs.
The easy-to-apply floral vinyl decals provide instant art.
Purists value sourwood honey for its distinctive flavor, floral with a deep, almost burnt-butter aftertaste.
The team examined floral inventories as well to see if this might explain the pattern in pollinators.
Honey is floral nectar cooked down into a thick carbohydrate soup.
Other parts of the mechanism are engraved with a floral design.
It is appliqued with floral embroideries in a metallic thread and trimmed with rhinestones and beads.
He stood and watched as everybody clapped in bewilderment, and a flushed floral insignia rose on his cheeks.
Restorers recently discovered on the back a series of complicated floral designs painted in gold.
Spring dots the evergreen background with floral colors while fall peppers it with the golds and reds of deciduous foliage.
British Dictionary definitions for floral
floral (ˈflɔːrəl)
 
adj
1.  decorated with or consisting of flowers or patterns of flowers
2.  of, relating to, or associated with flowers: floral leaves
 
'florally
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for floral
floral
1640s, from Fr. floral, from L. floralis "of flowers" (see flora).
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