See also: Flor, flor., and flôr

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish flor. Doublet of flour and flower.

NounEdit

flor (countable and uncountable, plural flors)

  1. A film of yeast that develops on the surface of some wines during fermentation, induced deliberately during the production of sherry.

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

NounEdit

flor f (plural flors)

  1. flower

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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flor f (plural flors)

  1. flower

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DanishEdit

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flor n (singular definite floret, not used in plural form)

  1. bloom (state of plants)
    • 1912, Jeppe Aakjær, Skrifter i folkeudgave: Samlede digte I-III: [v. 2] Bag hjemmets gavl. [v. 3] Rugens sange
      ... nu er Timianen visnet, men Ruden i Flor.
      ... now the thyme has withered, but the rue blossoms.
    • 2014, Lars Thomassen, Vogteren: Juleeventyr i 24 kapitler. LÆS HØJT FOR DINE BØRN..., Lars Thomassen (→ISBN), page 85:
      ... en blomst i fuldt flor.
      ... a flower in full blossom.
    • 2013, Siri Hustvedt, At leve / at tænke / at se, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      ... amaryllis i fuldt flor, ...
      ... amaryllis in full bloom, ...
  2. (figuratively) bloom
    • 1821, Christian Molbech, Reise giennem en Deel af Tydskland, Frankrige, England og Italien i Aarene 1819 og 1820, page 49:
      Men at den ypperste Samling af Konstskatte, at en Samling som Musée Napoleon allene, eller endog i Forening med den højeste Liberalitet hos Regieringen og med fortræffeligt indrettede Skoler og Academier, ikke er nok for at bringe Konsten i Flor: derpaa troer jeg, at Frankrige netop giver et talende Exempel.
      But that the most exquisite collection of art treasures, that a collection which only Musée Napoleon, or, for that matter, in union with the highest liberality in the government and with the most excellently designed schools and academies is not sufficient to bring art to blossom: I think France provides a telling example to that effect.
    • 1771, De Forandringer, som Norge haver voeret underkastet baade i verdslige og geistlige Sager. Extraheret af Torfaei Chronico Rerum Norvegicarum, page 9:
      Da han nu saaledes havde bragt sit Rige i Flor, pønsede han endnu paa noget, som var større.
      Having thus brought his kingdom to blossom, he yet contrived to bring about a greater deed.
    • 1771, Kiøbenhavns kongel. privilegerede Adresse-Contoirs nye kritisk Journal, page 343:
      Den tredie Bog indeholder de for nærværende Tiid i Flor staaende Asiatiske, Afrikanske og Amerikanske Stater.
      The third book contains the currently blossoming Asian, African and American states.
  3. bloom (flowers)
    • 2004, Historiske roser, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN), page 211:
      ... et stort espalier eller pergola hvor den med sit blanke, bronzeglinsende løv og det rige flor er et imponerende skue.
      ... a large espalier or pergola where, with its shiny, bronze-gleaming leaves and rich bloom, it is an impressive sight.

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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese flor, from Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom). Compare also the variant form chor (as well as Portuguese flor), which follows the normal or expected phonetic shift from Latin.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower (structure or plant)

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

flor (plural flores)

  1. flower

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

flor

  1. flower

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese flor.

NounEdit

flor

  1. flower

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

flor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of flō

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English flōr, from Proto-Germanic *flōrō, *flōrô, *flōraz, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂ros.

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NounEdit

flor (plural flores)

  1. A floor; the bottom surface of a room or building.
  2. A level or story of a building; one of a building's floors.
  3. A flat area or platform (often for preparing stuff on)
    • a. 1382, John Wycliffe, “Matheu 3:12”, in Wycliffe's Bible:
      Whos wynewing cloth is in his hoond, and he ſhal fulli clenſe his corn flore, and ſhal gadere his whete in to his berne; but the chaffe he ſhal brenne with fier that mai not be quenchid.
      His winnowing fan is in his hand, and he'll completely clean his threshing-floor and gather up his wheat into his barn, but the chaff he'll burn with unquenchable fire.
  4. The surface of the earth, especially when relatively flat; a plain.
  5. (rare) The bottom substructure or support of a building.
  6. (rare) The bottom of one's eyelid or eyelash.
DescendantsEdit
  • English: floor
  • Scots: flure, fluir, flair
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Etymology 2Edit

From Anglo-Norman flur.

NounEdit

flor

  1. Alternative form of flour

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *flōrō. Cognate with Middle Low German vlōr, (Dutch vloer (floor)), Old High German fluor (German Flur (meadow, corridor, hall)), Old Norse flórr (Swedish flor (floor of a stable)).

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flōr f (nominative plural flōra or flōre)

  1. the floor or ground

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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NounEdit

flor f (oblique plural flors, nominative singular flor, nominative plural flors)

  1. flower

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Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

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flor f (oblique plural flors, nominative singular flor, nominative plural flors)

  1. flower

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Old PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flor f

  1. flower

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PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese flor and Spanish flor and Kabuverdianu flor.

NounEdit

flor

  1. flower

PortugueseEdit

 
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flor

Alternative formsEdit

  • chor (archaic or dialectal)
  • frol (archaic or dialectal)
  • flôr (obsolete)
  • fulô (eye dialect, Northeast Region of Brazil)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese flor, fror, from Latin flōrem, accusative singular of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom). Compare also the archaic or dialectal variant form chor (as well as Galician chor), which follows the normal or expected phonetic shift from Latin.

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NounEdit

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower

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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:flor.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin florus.

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AdjectiveEdit

flor m or n (feminine singular floară, masculine plural flori, feminine and neuter plural floare)

  1. (rare) blond, or with reddish-blond hair

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SpanishEdit

 
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Flores

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish flor, from Latin flōrem, singular accusative of flōs, from Proto-Italic *flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (flower, blossom), from *bʰel- (to bloom).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flor f (plural flores)

  1. flower (structure in angiosperms)
  2. bloom, blossom (an expanded bud)
  3. (figuratively) best, finest, pick
    Flor de harina.
    Finest flour.
    En la flor de la vida.
    In the prime of life.
  4. compliment, flattery

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  • xóchil (poetic, Mexico, dialectal)

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TurkishEdit

Chemical element
F
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fluor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [floɾ]
  • Hyphenation: flor

NounEdit

flor (definite accusative floru, plural florlar)

  1. fluorite (chemical element)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative flor
Definite accusative floru
Singular Plural
Nominative flor florlar
Definite accusative floru florları
Dative flora florlara
Locative florda florlarda
Ablative flordan florlardan
Genitive florun florların

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NounEdit

flor (nominative plural flors)

  1. flower

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