reflorescence

florescence

[flaw-res-uhns, floh-, fluh-]
noun
the act, state, or period of flowering; bloom.

Origin:
1785–95; < Latin flōrēsc(ēns) (present participle of flōrēscere to begin blooming, inchoative derivative of flōrēre to bloom, derivative of flōs flower) + -ence

florescent, adjective
reflorescence, noun

florescence, fluorescence.
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florescence (flɔːˈrɛsəns)
 
n
the process, state, or period of flowering
 
[C18: from New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscere to come into flower]

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florescence
1793, from L. florescentem (nom. florescens) "blooming," prp. of florescere "to begin to bloom," inceptive of florere "to blossom" (see flourish).
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