Flora

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See also: flora and flóra

English[edit]

Goddess Flora
Flora astronomical symbol

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra (Flowers, Spring)

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Flora

  1. (Roman mythology) the goddess of flowers, nature and spring; she is also the wife of Favonius and the mother of Karpos. She is the Roman counterpart of Chloris.
  2. (astronomy) 8 Flora, a main-belt asteroid.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1933 Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall, Faber and Faber 1933, page 91 ("Girls' Names")
      What lovely names for girls there are! / There's Stella like the Evening Star, / And Sylvia like a rustling tree, / And Lola like a melody, / And Flora like a flowery morn, []
  4. A surname​.
  5. a place name
    1. a city in Illinois
    2. a town in Indiana
    3. a town in Mississippi
    4. a municipality in Norway
    5. a municipality in Apayao, the Philippines
    6. a resort in Suriname

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French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. A female given name, a latinate variant of Flore.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Flora f (genitive Flora, plural Floren)

  1. flora (plants as a group; microorganisms)

Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora
  2. A female given name.

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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of flowers, Flora.
  2. A female given name.

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Latin[edit]

Flōra

Etymology[edit]

From flōs (blossom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flōra f (genitive Flōrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) the goddess of flowers.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Flōra Flōrae
genitive Flōrae Flōrārum
dative Flōrae Flōrīs
accusative Flōram Flōrās
ablative Flōrā Flōrīs
vocative Flōra Flōrae

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References[edit]

  • Flora in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Flora in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. A municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Flora
  2. (Roman mythology) Flora (goddess of nature)

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora
  2. A female given name.