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[ gran-duh-flawr-uh, -flohr-uh ]
/ ˌgræn dəˈflɔr ə, -ˈfloʊr ə /


any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by large showy flowers, as certain kinds of petunias, baby's breath, or roses.

Nearby words

grandfather clock, grandfather's chair, grandfather's clock, grandfatherly, grandgent, grandiflora, grandiloquence, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandiosity, grandioso

Origin of grandiflora

1900–05; < New Latin, a specific epithet frequent in the names of such flowers; see grand, -i-, flora Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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