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  • n. The plant love-lies-bleeding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The plant love-lies-bleeding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name for various cultivated species of Amarantus, as A. caudatus and A. hypochondriacus; the flower-gentle.


Latin flos, floris, flower + amor love. (Wiktionary)


  • A breeze, strong enough to gently ripple the lake, hovered around the undulating retreats, scattering a largesse of perfume, and so ministering to the voluptuous floramour of the locality.

    The fair god, or, The last of the 'Tzins


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