-florous

-florous
aff. a combining form meaning “having flowers” of the kind or number specified by the initial element:
tubuliflorous[/ex]
Etymology: < L -flōrus

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • -florous — [flə rəs] [< LL florus < L flos (gen. floris): see BLOOM1] combining form having a (specified) number or kind of flowers [triflorous, tubuliflorous] …   English World dictionary

  • -florous — a combining form meaning flowered, having flowers, used in the formation of adjectives: uniflorous. [ < L florus. See FLORI , OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • -florous — flo·rous …   English syllables

  • -florous — an adjectival suffix meaning flowered , as in uniflorous. {Latin flōrus flowered} …  

  • -florous — |flōrəs, ȯr adjective combining form Etymology: Late Latin florus, from Latin flor , flos flower more at blow (to bloom) : having or bearing (such or so many) flowers : flowered : anthous in words whose first constituent ends in i noctiflorous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • geminiflorous — |jemənē|flōrəs adjective Etymology: Latin geminus + English i + florous : having flowers in pairs * * * /jem euh nee flawr euhs, flohr /, adj. Bot. having flowers arranged in pairs. [1865 70; < L gemin(us) twin + I + FLOROUS] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tubuliflorous — “+|flōrəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tubuli + florous : having all the flowers with tubular corollas used of plants of the order Campanulales and especially of the family Compositae * * * /tooh byeuh leuh flawr euhs …   Useful english dictionary

  • bhel- — I. bhel 1 To shine, flash, burn; shining white and various bright colors. Derivatives include blue, bleach, blind, blond, blanket, black, flagrant, and flame. I. Suffixed full grade form …   Universalium

  • geminiflorous — /jem euh nee flawr euhs, flohr /, adj. Bot. having flowers arranged in pairs. [1865 70; < L gemin(us) twin + I + FLOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • multiflorous — /mul teuh flawr euhs, flohr /, adj. Bot. bearing many flowers, as a peduncle. [1750 60; < ML multiflorus. See MULTI , FLOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

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