Florissant definition by Webster's New World
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city in E Mo.: suburb of St. Louis: pop. 50,000
Origin: French flourishing, a present participle of fleurir, to bloom, flourish ; from Classical Latin florere ; from flos, flower
Florissant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of eastern Missouri, a residential suburb of St. Louis. It was settled by French farmers and fur trappers in the 1760s. Population: 51,400.