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multiflora

[muhl-tuh-flawr-uh, -flohr-uh] /ˌmʌl təˈflɔr ə, -ˈfloʊr ə/
noun
1.
any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by many single, relatively small flowers, as certain kinds of petunias or roses.
Origin of multiflora
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin, a typical specific epithet of flowering plants; see multiflora rose
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Word Origin and History for multiflora
n.

1829, from Latin multiflora (rosa), from fem. of multiflorus, from multi- (see multi-) + flor-, stem of flos (see florid).

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