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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
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin Flōrālis pertaining to Flōra. See flora, -al1
Related forms
florally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for florally

floral

/ˈflɔːrəl/
adjective
1.
decorated with or consisting of flowers or patterns of flowers
2.
of, relating to, or associated with flowers floral leaves
Derived Forms
florally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for florally
floral
1640s, from Fr. floral, from L. floralis "of flowers" (see flora).
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