flora

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See also: Flora, flóra, flóra-, and Flóra

English

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Etymology

From Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔː.ɹə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə

Noun

flora (countable and uncountable, plural floras or florae or floræ)

  1. Plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
      Thirdly, I continue to attempt to interdigitate the taxa in our flora with taxa of the remainder of the world.
  2. A book describing the plants of a country, region, time, etc.
    • 1999, J. G. Baker, Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles
      He intended to publish a flora of the island, and drafted out a synonymic catalogue, into which he inserted from time to time elaborate descriptions drawn up from living specimens of the species which he was able to procure.
    • 2000, Daniel R. Headrick, When Information Came of Age (page 26)
      Nowhere was the victory of Linnaeanism more complete than in Britain. When William Hudson's Flora Anglica, organized in the Linnaean manner, appeared in 1762, it displaced all previous floras.
  3. The microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body.
    • 1920, Robert L. Tweed, A Study of the Effect of Milk Upon the Bacterial Flora of the Intestinal Tract:
    • 1947, Adelaide Evangeline Evenson, The Intestinal Flora of Laboratory Animals and Its Modification by Diet and Drugs:
    • 1977, Betty H. K. Dee, The Aerobic Bacterial Flora of the Intestinal Tract of Marine Fishes:
    • 1977, United States Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs, Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs, page 191:
      The host effects upon the flora of both the small intestine and the large intestine must be examined.
    • 2003 December 11, Moselio Schaechter, Desk Encyclopedia of Microbiology, Elsevier, →ISBN, page 520:
      Approximately 3% of healthy adults harbor C. difficile in the intestinal tract. [] In contrast, the flora of the cecum is predominantly gram negative, with Bacteroides and Selenomonas being the major constituents.
    • 2013 March 31, Chetana Vaishnavi, Infections of the Gastrointestinal System, JP Medical Ltd, →ISBN, page 5:
      [] Lactobacillus, Pseudomonas, Bifidobacterium, Eubacterium, Peptococcus, Peptostreptococcus, Bacteroides and Spirochetes that characterize the flora of the large intestine.

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Catalan

Etymology

From Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers), from flōs (blossom).

Pronunciation

Noun

flora f (uncountable)

  1. flora

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Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Latin Flōra (Roman goddess of flowers).

Noun

flora (more common word is nebatat)

  1. flora

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Dutch

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Etymology

Borrowed from Latin flōra, from Flōra.

Pronunciation

Noun

flora f (plural flora's)

  1. flora (plant life, in particular the plant living or endemic in a certain area)
    Synonym: plantenwereld
  2. flora (plant book)
    Synonyms: floragids, plantenboek

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  • Afrikaans: flora

Esperanto

Etymology

From floro +‎ -a.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈflora]
  • Rhymes: -ora
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra

Adjective

flora (accusative singular floran, plural floraj, accusative plural florajn)

  1. (botany) floral

Indonesian

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Etymology

From Dutch flora, from Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers), flōs (blossom), from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-s (flower, blossom), from *bʰleh₃- (to bloom).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈflora]
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra

Noun

flora (first-person possessive floraku, second-person possessive floramu, third-person possessive floranya)

  1. flora:
    1. (botany) plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
    2. (botany) a book describing the plants of a country, region, time, etc.
    3. (microbiology) the microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body.

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Italian

Pronunciation

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

Noun

flora f (plural flore)

  1. flora

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Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers.

Noun

flora m (definite singular floraen, indefinite plural floraer, definite plural floraene)

  1. (botany) flora

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers.

Noun

flora m (definite singular floraen, indefinite plural floraer or floraar, definite plural floraene or floraane)

  1. (botany) flora

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Polish

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Flōra.

Pronunciation

Noun

flora f

  1. flora (plants considered as a group)
    Synonyms: roślinność, szata roślinna
    Antonym: fauna

Declension

Usually in the singular.

Derived terms

noun

Further reading

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

Portuguese

Noun

flora f (plural floras)

  1. flora (plants of a region considered as a group)

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Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /flôːra/
  • Hyphenation: flo‧ra

Noun

flȏra f (Cyrillic spelling фло̑ра)

  1. flora

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloɾa/, [ˈflo.ɾa]

Noun

flora f (plural floras)

  1. flora

Verb

flora

  1. inflection of florar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

flora c

  1. flora (vegetation, book)
    Antonym: fauna

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Declension of flora 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative flora floran floror flororna
Genitive floras florans florors florornas