from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A blossoming anew; reflowering.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A blossoming anew of a plant after it has apparently ceased blossoming for the season.
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- noun botany A
blossoming anewof a plantafter it has apparently ceasedblossoming for the season.
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On foreign soil, in Italy, There was, however, in the eleventh and twelfth centuries a reflorescence, especially in the
The foundation of a Jesuit college in 1571 was the signal for the reflorescence of the school, which had sunk to comparative insignificance.
A famous and a most singularly beautiful example of this reflorescence as in a Saint Martin's summer of undecaying genius is the exquisite and crowning love-scene in the opera or "ballet-tragedy" of _Psyche_, written in his sixty-fifth year by the august Roman hand of Pierre Corneille; a lyric symphony of spirit and of song fulfilled with all the colour and all the music that autumn could steal from spring if October had leave to go a Maying in some Olympian masquerade of melody and sunlight.
A Study of Shakespeare Algernon Charles Swinburne 1873