Definitions

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  • n. The act, process, or time of flowering; florescence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act, process, or time of flowering; florescence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act, process, or state of flowering; expansion of flowers. Also, improperly, flossification.

Etymologies

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Latin flos, floris, flower + facere to make.

Examples

  • It sprang into existence in 1900 and flourished for a season or two with the usual accompaniments of such florification.

    Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

  • It does not appear that observations have been made on the special point of the development of heat in forest trees during florification, or at any other period of intense vital action; and hence an important element in the argument remains undetermined.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 03 (historical)

  • But if Dr. Funk be not a person in any special manner needing either stellification or florification; if neither herb nor flower can avail, more than the touch of monarchs, against hereditary pain; if it be no better account of a pink to say it is nut-leaved, than of a nut to say it is pink-leaved; and if the modern mind, incurious respecting the journeys of wise men, has already confused, in its Bradshaw's Bible, the station of Bethlehem with that of

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

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