[ flawr-uh l, flohr- ]
/ ˈflɔr əl, ˈfloʊr- /


pertaining to or consisting of flowers: floral decoration.
of or relating to floras or a flora.


something, as a fabric, garment, wallpaper, or household item, having a floral pattern: Let's replace these drapes with florals.

Origin of floral

1640–50; < Latin Flōrālis pertaining to Flōra. See flora, -al1

Related forms

flo·ral·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for floral


/ (ˈflɔːrəl) /


decorated with or consisting of flowers or patterns of flowers
of, relating to, or associated with flowersfloral leaves

Derived Forms

florally, adverb
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