- any of a class of roses characterized by a long blooming period and the production of large flowers often in thick clusters.
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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Historical Examples of floribunda
Floribunda has no such freaks, but smiles in the storm, as well as the sunshine.
The floribunda varieties belong to this class of perpetuals.
African or Arabian olibanum is produced by Boswellia floribunda.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- any of several varieties of cultivated hybrid roses whose flowers grow in large sprays
Word Origin for floribunda
C19: from New Latin, feminine of flōribundus flowering freely
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