Words nearby flor-
Other definitions for flor- (2 of 2)
Origin of flor.
WORDS THAT USE FLOR-
What does flor- mean?
Flor– ultimately comes from Latin flōs, meaning “flower.” The terms florescence (not to be confused with fluorescence), florid, and even flower are ultimately related to this same Latin root. Find out how at our entries for florescence and florid.
What are variants of flor-?
Flor– is a variant of flori–, which loses its –i– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use flori– article.
Examples of flor-
We know that flor– means “flower.” The suffix –ist may also seem familiar; it can indicate a person with a specific ideology, job, or lifestyle, among other things. Florist therefore means “someone in the flower business.”
What are some words that use the combining form flor-?
- floral (using the equivalent form of flor– in Latin)
- floret (using the equivalent form of flor– in French)
What are some other forms that flor– may be commonly confused with?
How to use flor- in a sentence
Flor growth (or its absence) dictates a range of styles within the larger sherry umbrella.
Flor growth fluctuates according to the time of year, and flor is the most active during the spring and the fall.
Fino and Manzanilla age beneath healthy layers flor and are therefore the crispest and brightest.
Oloroso is even darker and nuttier; flor growth is suppressed and the wine is exposed to oxygen from an early age.
Drink: Agua Fresca, especially Flor de Jamaica, hibiscus flower.Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World|Erin Cunningham|September 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In Havana, were a man to ask for a Flor del Fumar, the dealer would ask him what size he wanted.
They make the first class Flor, the second Primera, and the third Segunda.
I didn't want the Flor de Cabbagos, but I went out on the top landing with him.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
The latter is a fragrant yellow-colored water, prepared from gillyflower, jasmine, and flor de mistela (Talinum umbellatum).
So soon as they entered that barren tract, he knew that the Flor de San Lorenzo could not live there.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle