flory

[ flawr-ee, flohr-ee ]
/ ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i /

adjective Heraldry.

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Flory
[ flawr-ee, flohr-ee ]
/ ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i /

noun

Paul John,1910–85, U.S. chemist: pioneer in research on polymers; Nobel Prize 1974.
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British Dictionary definitions for flory

flory

fleury (ˈflʊərɪ, ˈflɜːrɪ)

/ (ˈflɔːrɪ) /

adjective

(usually postpositive) heraldry containing a fleur-de-lys

Word Origin for flory

C15: from Old French floré, from flor flower
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