Etymology
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florescence (n.)

"process of flowering," 1764, from Modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescentem (nominative florescens) "blooming," present participle of florescere "to begin to bloom," inceptive of florere "to blossom" (see flourish (v.)).

updated on November 28, 2014

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Definitions of florescence from WordNet

florescence (n.)
the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms;
Synonyms: blossoming / flowering / inflorescence / anthesis / efflorescence
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