Definition of florescence in English:


Line breaks: flor¦es|cence
Pronunciation: /flɔːˈrɛs(ə)ns
, flə-/


[mass noun]
1The process of flowering: the Hieracia are erect throughout the process of florescence
1.1The process of developing richly and fully: the great florescence of Classical poetry, music, and drama
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  • Historically, economic boom times bring florescence in music and the arts, whether in the Florence of the Medici, Habsburg Vienna, or the France of Louis XIV.
  • He's the last survivor of the second generation of that miraculous florescence called the Haitian Renaissance.
  • The florescence yields a sap that is fermented into a toddy or into vinegar, or distilled into a coconut brandy called lambanog.


late 18th century: from modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescere 'begin to flower', based on flos, flor- 'flower'.

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