florist

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From French fleuriste, from Latin floris (genitive singular of flōs, flower), +‎ -ist.

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florist (plural florists)

  1. A person who sells flowers.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early 17th century. Possibly borrowed from English florist or French fleuriste.

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  • IPA(key): /floːˈrɪst/
  • Hyphenation: flo‧rist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

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florist m (plural floristen, diminutive floristje n)

  1. (historical) speculator in tulips around the time of the tulip mania
    Synonyms: bloemist

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Borrowing from French fleuriste (modelled after floare).

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florist m (plural floriști, feminine equivalent floristă)

  1. (rare) florist

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