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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Latin Flora Roman female god of flowers, from flos 'flower'

flora

noun
     
Related topics: Biology, Plants
flo‧ra [uncountable]
HB all the plants that grow in a particular place or country:
Tourism is damaging the flora and fauna (=plants and animals) of the island.

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