Flora

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See also: flora, flóra, florą, flóra-, Flóra, and Florą

English[edit]

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Goddess Flora

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra (Roman goddess of flowers).

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Flora

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  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 from Latin.
    • 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 municipality of Norway.
  6. A city in Illinois.
  7. A resort in Suriname.
  8. A municipality of the Philippines.
  9. A town in Indiana; named for founder John Flora.
  10. A town in Mississippi; named for early resident Flora Mann Jones.
  11. A village in Norway.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra.

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Flora f

  1. a female given name from Latin, a Latinate variant of Flore

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Flora f (genitive Flora, plural Floren)

  1. (botany) flora (plants as a group; microorganisms)

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Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora
  2. a female given name from Latin, masculine equivalent Florian

Further reading[edit]

  • Flora” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔ.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ɔra
  • Hyphenation: Flò‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. (Roman mythology) the goddess of flowers, Flora
  2. a female given name from Latin

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Latin[edit]

Jan Massys, Flōra, 1559, Hamburger Kunsthalle

Etymology[edit]

From flōs (blossom).

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Proper noun[edit]

Flōra f (genitive Flōrae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora, the goddess of flowers.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Flōra
Genitive Flōrae
Dative Flōrae
Accusative Flōram
Ablative Flōrā
Vocative Flōra

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: Flora
  • French: Flore, Flora
  • German: Flora
  • Italian: Flora
  • Portuguese: Flora
  • Spanish: Flora

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 Bokmål[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. A former municipality of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, with its administrative centre in Florø. Merged with Vågsøy on 1 January 2020 under the name of Kinn.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. A former municipality of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, with its administrative centre in Florø. Merged with Vågsøy on 1 January 2020 under the name of Kinn.

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Flōra.

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Flora f

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Flora

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora (goddess of flowers)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Flora in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Flora in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Flōra.

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Flora f

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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloɾa/, [ˈflo.ɾa]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora f

  1. (Roman mythology) Flora
  2. a female given name from Latin

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Flora, from Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloɾa/, [ˈflo.ɾɐ]

Proper noun[edit]

Flora

  1. a female given name from Spanish, equivalent to English Flora