flora

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

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Flōra (goddess of flowers), from flōs (blossom). First attested in the 20th century.

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flora f (uncountable)

  1. flora

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flōra (Roman goddess of flowers).

Noun[edit]

flora

  1. flora
    Synonym: (more common) nebatat

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References[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin flōra, from Flōra.

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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

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Etymology[edit]

From floro +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. (botany) floral

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

flora f (plural flore)

  1. flora

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers.

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

  1. (botany) flora

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Flora, goddess of flowers.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (botany) flora

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Flōra.

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flora f

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

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Usually in the singular.

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noun

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

flora f (plural floras)

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

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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flȏra f (Cyrillic spelling фло̑ра)

  1. flora

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloɾa/ [ˈflo.ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -oɾa
  • Syllabification: flo‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Flōra (Flora (goddess of flowers)).

Noun[edit]

flora f (plural floras)

  1. flora

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Verb[edit]

flora

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

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Swedish[edit]

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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