Definition of florescence in English:

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Pronunciation: /flɔːˈrɛs(ə)ns/
Pronunciation: /fləˈrɛs(ə)ns/


[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
More example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with florescence

acquiescence, adolescence, arborescence, coalescence, convalescence, deliquescence, effervescence, essence, evanescence, excrescence, fluorescence, incandescence, iridescence, juvenescence, luminescence, obsolescence, opalescence, phosphorescence, pubescence, putrescence, quiescence, quintessence

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