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florescence

[flaw-res-uh ns, floh-, fluh-] /flɔˈrɛs əns, floʊ-, flə-/
noun
1.
the act, state, or period of flowering; bloom.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin flōrēsc(ēns) (present participle of flōrēscere to begin blooming, inchoative derivative of flōrēre to bloom, derivative of flōs flower) + -ence
Related forms
florescent, adjective
reflorescence, noun
Can be confused
florescence, fluorescence.
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British Dictionary definitions for reflorescence

florescence

/flɔːˈrɛsəns/
noun
1.
the process, state, or period of flowering
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscere to come into flower
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Word Origin and History for reflorescence

florescence

n.

1793, from Modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescentem (nominative florescens) "blooming," present participle of florescere "to begin to bloom," inceptive of florere "to blossom" (see flourish (v.)).

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