Definition of floribunda in English:

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floribunda

Pronunciation: /ˌflôrəˈbəndə/

noun

A plant, especially a rose, that bears dense clusters of flowers.
Example sentences
  • Though most of us think of a cut rose as a single flower on the end of a stem, roses that flower in clusters, like floribundas and some climbing roses, look great in vases.
  • For many varieties, particularly the old garden roses and many shrubs, climbers, and floribundas, the plants' natural system will prevent winter damage.
  • For a spectacular specimen, choose a shrub rose or a floribunda.

Origin

Late 19th century: modern Latin, feminine (used as a noun) of floribundus 'freely flowering', from Latin flos, flor- 'flower', influenced by Latin abundus 'copious'.

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Syllabification: flo·ri·bun·da

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