flor

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See also: Flor, flor., and flôr

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish flor.

Noun[edit]

flor (countable and uncountable, plural flors)

  1. A film of yeast that develops on the surface of some wines during fermentation, induced deliberately during the production of sherry.

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flors)

  1. flower

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flors)

  1. flower

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Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

flor n (singular definite floret, not used in plural form)

  1. bloom (state of plants)
    • 1912, Jeppe Aakjær, Skrifter i folkeudgave: Samlede digte I-III: [v. 2] Bag hjemmets gavl. [v. 3] Rugens sange
      ... nu er Timianen visnet, men Ruden i Flor.
      ... now the thyme has withered, but the rue blossoms.
    • 2014, Lars Thomassen, Vogteren: Juleeventyr i 24 kapitler. LÆS HØJT FOR DINE BØRN..., Lars Thomassen (→ISBN), page 85:
      ... en blomst i fuldt flor.
      ... a flower in full blossom.
    • 2013, Siri Hustvedt, At leve / at tænke / at se, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      ... amaryllis i fuldt flor, ...
      ... amaryllis in full bloom, ...
  2. (figuratively) bloom
    • 1821, Christian Molbech, Reise giennem en Deel af Tydskland, Frankrige, England og Italien i Aarene 1819 og 1820, page 49:
      Men at den ypperste Samling af Konstskatte, at en Samling som Musée Napoleon allene, eller endog i Forening med den højeste Liberalitet hos Regieringen og med fortræffeligt indrettede Skoler og Academier, ikke er nok for at bringe Konsten i Flor: derpaa troer jeg, at Frankrige netop giver et talende Exempel.
      But that the most exquisite collection of art treasures, that a collection which only Musée Napoleon, or, for that matter, in union with the highest liberality in the government and with the most excellently designed schools and academies is not sufficient to bring art to blossom: I think France provides a telling example to that effect.
    • 1771, De Forandringer, som Norge haver voeret underkastet baade i verdslige og geistlige Sager. Extraheret af Torfaei Chronico Rerum Norvegicarum, page 9:
      Da han nu saaledes havde bragt sit Rige i Flor, pønsede han endnu paa noget, som var større.
      Having thus brought his kingdom to blossom, he yet contrived to bring about a greater deed.
    • 1771, Kiøbenhavns kongel. privilegerede Adresse-Contoirs nye kritisk Journal, page 343:
      Den tredie Bog indeholder de for nærværende Tiid i Flor staaende Asiatiske, Afrikanske og Amerikanske Stater.
      The third book contains the currently blossoming Asian, African and American states.
  3. bloom (flowers)
    • 2004, Historiske roser, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN), page 211:
      ... et stort espalier eller pergola hvor den med sit blanke, bronzeglinsende løv og det rige flor er et imponerende skue.
      ... a large espalier or pergola where, with its shiny, bronze-gleaming leaves and rich bloom, it is an impressive sight.

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese flor, from Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom). Compare also the variant form chor (as well as Portuguese flor), which follows the normal or expected phonetic shift from Latin.

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Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower (structure or plant)

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

flor (plural flores)

  1. flower

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

flor

  1. flower

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

flor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of flō

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flōrō. Cognate with Middle Low German vlōr, (Dutch vloer (floor)), Old High German fluor (German Flur (meadow, corridor, hall)), Old Norse flórr (Swedish flor (floor of a stable)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /floːr/, [floːrˠ]

Noun[edit]

flōr f (nominative plural flōra or flōre)

  1. the floor or ground

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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Noun[edit]

flor f (oblique plural flors, nominative singular flor, nominative plural flors)

  1. flower

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  • Irish: plúr (borrowed)
  • Scots: flour (borrowed)
  • Scottish Gaelic: flùr (borrowed)

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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Noun[edit]

flor f (oblique plural flors, nominative singular flor, nominative plural flors)

  1. flower

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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flor f

  1. flower

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Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese flor and Spanish flor and Kabuverdianu flor.

Noun[edit]

flor

  1. flower

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
flor

Alternative forms[edit]

  • chor (archaic or dialectal)
  • frol (archaic or dialectal)
  • flôr (obsolete)
  • fulô (eye dialect, Northeast Region of Brazil)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese flor, fror, from Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom). Compare also the archaic or dialectal variant form chor (as well as Galician chor), which follows the normal or expected phonetic shift from Latin.

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Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:flor.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin florus.

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Adjective[edit]

flor m, n (feminine singular floară, masculine plural flori, feminine and neuter plural floare)

  1. (rare) blond, or with reddish-blond hair

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Flores

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish flor, from Latin flōrem, singular accusative of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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Noun[edit]

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower (structure in angiosperms)
  2. bloom, blossom (an expanded bud)
  3. (figuratively) best, finest, pick
    Flor de harina.
    Finest flour.
    En la flor de la vida.
    In the prime of life.
  4. compliment, flattery

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xóchil (poetic, Mexico, dialectal)

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Turkish[edit]

Chemical element
F Previous: oksijen (O)
Next: neon (Ne)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fluor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [floɾ]
  • Hyphenation: flor

Noun[edit]

flor (definite accusative floru, plural florlar)

  1. fluorite (chemical element)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative flor
Definite accusative floru
Singular Plural
Nominative flor florlar
Definite accusative floru florları
Dative flora florlara
Locative florda florlarda
Ablative flordan florlardan
Genitive florun florların

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

flor (plural flors)

  1. flower

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