Definitions

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  • n. Communication through the use of flowers.

Etymologies

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From Latin floris ("genitive singular of flower")<flos ("flower") + -o- +‎ -graphy.

Examples

  • It was the initiation of floriography that appealed to a wide audience.

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  • Operating a bed and breakfast inn had been one of Mary Lee's goals for more than 20 years, she told visitors during Saturday's home tour that followed the floriography lesson.

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  • A lesson in floriography - the language of flowers - was among Saturday's Tapestry events.

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  • According to the Victorians, who promoted floriography - the language of flowers - blue roses were believed to signify mystery or the attempt to attain the impossible.

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