Flora meaning

flôrə
Plants considered as a group, especially the plants of a particular country, region, or time.
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Flora is defined as a general term for the plants of an area or period in time, the microorganisms inside a human organ, or a female name.

An example of flora is the one word to discuss all the plants common to the area around Lake Tahoe.

An example of flora is the healthy organisms that keep your stomach healthy.

An example of Flora is a first name in the United States.

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The goddess of flowers.
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A treatise describing the plants of a region or time.
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(name) A feminine name.
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The bacteria and other microorganisms that normally inhabit a bodily organ or part.

Intestinal flora.

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Plants considered as a group, especially the plants of a particular country, region, or time.
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(rom. myth., name) The goddess of flowers.
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A treatise describing the plants of a region or time.
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The bacteria and other microorganisms that normally inhabit a bodily organ or part.

Intestinal flora.

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The plants of a particular region or time period.
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The bacteria and other microorganisms that normally inhabit a bodily organ or part, such as the intestine.
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Plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
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A book describing the plants of a country etc.
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The microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body, such as intestinal flora.
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(Roman mythology) The goddess of flowers, and guardian of flora; she is also the wife of Favonius and the mother of Karpos. She is the Roman counterpart of Chloris.
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(astronomy) Short for 8 Flora, a main-belt asteroid.
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A female given name.
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Origin of flora

  • Latin Flōra from flōs flōr- flower bhel-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Flora

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Flora (“goddess of flowers”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Flōra (“Flowers, Spring”)

    From Wiktionary