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floruit

[ floh-roo-it; English flawr-yoo-it, flohr-, flor- ]
/ ˈfloʊ ru ɪt; English ˈflɔr yu ɪt, ˈfloʊr-, ˈflɒr- /
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noun Latin.

he (or she) flourished: used to indicate the period during which a person flourished, especially when the exact birth and death dates are unknown. Abbreviation: fl., flor.

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floruit
/ Latin (ˈflɒruːɪt) /

verb

(he or she) flourished: used to indicate the period when a historical figure, whose birth and death dates are unknown, was most activeAbbreviation: fl ., flor .
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