from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or suggestive of a flower: a fabric with a floral pattern.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or connected with flowers
  • adj. Portraying flowers, especially in a stylized way
  • n. A floral design

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to Flora, or to flowers; made of flowers.
  • adj. Containing, or belonging to, a flower

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • [capitalized] Pertaining to the goddess Flora: as, the Floral games of Rome (see below).
  • Containing or belonging to the flower; pertaining to flowers in general; made of flowers: as, a floral bud; a floral leaf; floral ornaments.
  • An annual literary festival held at Toulouse in France on the 3d of May, under the auspices of a society founded by the troubadours about 1324, originally called the College of the Gay Science, and after about 1500 (when it was permanently endowed by ClĆ©mence Isaure) the College (now the Academy) of the Floral Games. At first a golden violet was awarded in competition to the author of the best poem; now a number of gold and silver flowers are distributed among the competitors in both prose and verse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers
  • adj. relating to or associated with flowers
  • adj. of or relating to the plant life in a particular region


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