flouren

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman florir, flurir, from Vulgar Latin *flōrīre, from flōreō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flouren

  1. To flower or bloom; to develop flowers.
  2. To benefit; to experience prosperity or flourishing.
  3. To become famous; to develop a legendary reputation.
  4. To install flowers or images of them (including in a heraldic context)
  5. (of writing, rare) To flow; to develop ornament.
  6. (wine, rare) To become a gold colour.
  7. (cooking, rare) To add a powder (e.g. flour) to a meal.

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: flower, flour
  • Scots: flour

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