florist

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Florist

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

florist (plural florists)

  1. A person who sells flowers.
  2. A person who cultivates flowers.
  3. A person who studies or writes about flowers.
  4. A florist's shop.
    • 2010, Cassie Miles, Hook, Line and Shotgun Bride, p. 33:
      “After the gown, we can go to the florist, then stop by the lingerie store.”

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

florist m (plural floristen, diminutive floristje n)

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fleuriste (modelled after floare).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

florist m (plural floriști, feminine equivalent floristă)

  1. (rare) florist
    Synonym: florar

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

florist c

  1. florist

Declension[edit]

Declension of florist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative florist floristen florister floristerna
Genitive florists floristens floristers floristernas

References[edit]