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'.
Definition of florescence in:
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