flora
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈflɔː.ɹə/
Noun

flora

  1. Plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
      Thirdly, I continue to attempt to interdigitate the taxa in our flora with taxa of the remainder of the world.
  2. A book describing the plants of a country, region, time, etc.
    • 1999, J. G. Baker, Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles
      He intended to publish a flora of the island, and drafted out a synonymic catalogue, into which he inserted from time to time elaborate descriptions drawn up from living specimens of the species which he was able to procure.
  3. The microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body
    intestinal flora, gut flora
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  • French: flore
  • Russian: фло́ра
Translations
Flora
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈflɔːɹə/
Proper noun
  1. (Roman god) the goddess of flowers, nature and spring; she is also the wife of Favonius and the mother of Karpos. She is the Roman counterpart of Chloris.
  2. (astronomy) 8 Flora, a main-belt asteroid.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1933 Eleanor Farjeon, Over the Garden Wall, Faber and Faber 1933, page 91 ("Girls' Names")
      What lovely names for girls there are! / There's Stella like the Evening Star, / And Sylvia like a rustling tree, / And Lola like a melody, / And Flora like a flowery morn, […]
  4. Surname
  5. A municipality in Norway.
  6. A city in Illinois.
  7. A resort in Suriname.
  8. A municipality in Philippines.
  9. A town in Indiana, ;.
  10. A town in Mississippi, ;.
  11. A village in Norway.
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