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Sports.
  1. flanker.
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Fl

Symbol, Chemistry, Physics.
  1. flerovium.
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FL

  1. Florida (approved especially for use with zip code).
  2. foreign language.
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fL

  1. foot-lambert.
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fl.1

  1. flourished.
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Origin of fl.1

From the Latin word flōruit

fl.2

  1. (in the Netherlands) guilder; guilders.
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Origin of fl.2

From the Dutch word florin

fl.3

Fl.

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  • She has illuminated a Salvator on a little sheet, for which I gave her one fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • I dined once with the Portuguese, and have given a brother of Tomasin's three fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • I bought the five silk girdles, which I mean to give away, for three fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • I painted for the Englishman his coat of arms, and he gave me one fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore

  • Master Jan, the Brussels goldsmith, paid me three Philips fl.

    Albert Durer

    T. Sturge Moore


British Dictionary definitions for fl

Fl

the chemical symbol for
  1. flerovium
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FL

abbreviation for
  1. Flight Lieutenant
  2. Florida
  3. Liechtenstein (international car registration)
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Word Origin

(for sense 3) from German Fürstentum Liechtenstein Principality of Liechtenstein

fl.

abbreviation for
  1. floruit
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symbol for
  1. (formerly in the Netherlands) guilder
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