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floribunda

[ flawr-uh-buhn-duh, flohr- ]
/ ˌflɔr əˈbʌn də, ˌfloʊr- /
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noun

any of a class of roses characterized by a long blooming period and the production of large flowers often in thick clusters.

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Origin of floribunda

1895–1900; <New Latin, noun use of feminine of flōribundus flowering freely, equivalent to flōri-flori- + -bundus adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for floribunda

floribunda
/ (ˌflɔːrɪˈbʌndə) /

noun

any of several varieties of cultivated hybrid roses whose flowers grow in large sprays
C19: from New Latin, feminine of flōribundus flowering freely
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