What does flora mean?

Definitions for flora
ˈflɔr ə, ˈfloʊr ə; ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr iflo·ra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vegetation, flora, botanynoun

    all the plant life in a particular region or period

    "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"

  2. plant, flora, plant lifenoun

    (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Wiktionary

  1. floranoun

    plants considered as a group, especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.

  2. floranoun

    a book describing the plants of a country etc.

  3. floranoun

    The microorganisms that inhabit some part of the body, such as intestinal flora

  4. Floranoun

    The goddess of flowers, guardian of the flora, an equivalent of the Greek Chloris.

  5. Floranoun

    the goddess of flowers, nature and spring; she is also the wife of Favonius and the mother of Karpos. She is the Roman counterpart of Chloris.

  6. Floranoun

    8 Flora, a main-belt asteroid.

  7. Floranoun

    A female given name from Latin.

    What lovely names for girls there are! / There's Stella like the Evening Star, / And Sylvia like a rustling tree, / And Lola like a melody, / And Flora like a flowery morn,

  8. Floranoun

    A surname.

  9. Floranoun

    A municipality of Norway.

  10. Floranoun

    A city in Illinois.

  11. Floranoun

    A resort in Suriname.

  12. Floranoun

    A municipality of the Philippines.

  13. Floranoun

    A town in Indiana; named for founder John Flora.

  14. Floranoun

    A town in Mississippi; named for early resident Flora Mann Jones.

  15. Floranoun

    A village in Norway.

  16. Etymology: From Latin Flōra (Roman goddess of flowers).

Wikipedia

  1. Flora

    Flora is all the plant life present in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring (indigenous) native plants. Sometimes bacteria and fungi are also referred to as flora, as in the terms gut flora or skin flora.

ChatGPT

  1. flora

    Flora refers to the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous plant life. It is also sometimes used to refer to a book or other work describing the plant species in an area or period.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floranoun

    the goddess of flowers and spring

  2. Floranoun

    the complete system of vegetable species growing without cultivation in a given locality, region, or period; a list or description of, or treatise on, such plants

  3. Etymology: [L., the goddess of flowers, from flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]

Wikidata

  1. Flora

    Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life. The corresponding term for animal life is fauna. Flora, fauna and other forms of life such as fungi are collectively referred to as biota. Bacterial organisms, algae, and other organisms are sometimes referred to as flora, so that for example the terms bacterial flora and plant flora are used separately.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flora

    flō′ra, n. the collective plants or vegetable species of a region, country, or district: a work containing a descriptive enumeration of these.—adj. Flō′ral, pertaining to Flora or to flowers: (bot.) containing the flower.—adv. Flō′rally.—n. Floréal (flō-rā-al′), the 8th month of the French revolutionary calendar, April 20-May 20.—adj. Flō′reāted, decorated with floral ornament.—n. Flores′cence, a bursting into flower: (bot.) the time when plants flower.—adj. Flores′cent, bursting into flowers.—n. Flō′ret (bot.), the flowers of any small and closely crowded inflorescence which resembles at first sight a single flower—e.g. composites, teasels, grasses, &c.—adj. Flōricul′tural.—ns. Flō′riculture, the culture of flowers or plants; Flōricul′turist, a florist.—adj. Flor′id, bright in colour: flushed with red: containing flowers of rhetoric or lively figures: richly ornamental.—adv. Flor′idly.—n. Flor′idness.—adjs. Flōrif′erous, bearing or producing flowers; Flō′riform, flower-shaped.—ns. Flōrilē′gium, an anthology or collection of choice extracts; Flor′ist, a cultivator of flowers: one who writes an account of plants. [L. Flora, the goddess of flowers.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Flora

    goddess of the blossom of flowers and the spring, an early Roman divinity; had in the time of Numa a flamen (q. v.) to herself.

Mythology

  1. Flora

    (Flo′ra), goddess of flowers and gardens, was wife of Zephyrus. She enjoyed perpetual youth. Her Grecian name was Chloris.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FLORA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Flora is ranked #4523 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Flora surname appeared 7,837 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Flora.

    89.7% or 7,030 total occurrences were White.
    3% or 235 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.8% or 226 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.8% or 222 total occurrences were Black.
    1.3% or 103 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.2% or 21 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flora in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of flora in a Sentence

  1. Treasurer Frydenberg:

    This has been an ecological disaster, a disaster that is still unfolding, we know that our native flora and fauna have been very badly damaged.

  2. Barney Long:

    Our current list of lost species is over 2,000 and they cover the whole breadth of flora, fauna and fungi across the world.

  3. Juliya Arbisman:

    These might boil down to the ability of preexisting legal mechanisms to deal with these sorts of modern questions, there is also a pretty clear case for countries insisting on China to honor its obligations under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) to stop people from trading in and eating endangered species, which is likely how Covid-19 infected humans in the first place.

  4. Environment Ministry official Guy Samet:

    Crude oil flowed throughout the reserve, causing serious damage ... to flora and fauna.

  5. Kensington Palace:

    Ms. Markle expressed the wish of having all 53 countries of the Commonwealth with her on her journey through the ceremony, ms. Waight Keller designed a veil representing the distinctive flora of each Commonwealth country united in one spectacular floral composition.

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