florist

[flawr-ist, flohr-, flor-]
noun
1.
a retailer of flowers, ornamental plants, etc.
2.
a grower of flowers.

Origin:
1615–25; flor- + -ist

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florist (ˈflɒrɪst)
 
n
a person who grows or deals in flowers

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florist
1620s, formed on analogy of Fr. fleuriste, from L. floris, gen. of flos "flower" (see flora).
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Example sentences
By contrast, a florist program was axed because of poor employment prospects
  for students.
Well, it's a tiny ten-table restaurant squeezed between a florist and a
  barbershop.
Florist services are located on-site, so that giving a bouquet as a romantic
  surprise is a breeze.
She went to a florist and had wings made of flowers, and a circlet for her head.
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