floribunda
noun Etymology: New Latin, feminine of floribundus flowering freely Date: 1898 any of various bush roses with large flowers in open clusters that derive from crosses of polyantha and tea roses

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  • Floribunda — may refer to: *A popular type of rose cultivar. *A former cactus genus now placed in Cipocereus …   Wikipedia

  • floribunda — [flôr΄i bun′də, flō΄ribun′də] n. [ModL, fem. of * floribundus, abounding in blossoms < L flos,FLOWER + bundus (as in moribundus, MORIBUND), taken to mean “producing”: sense infl. by ABUNDANT] any of a group of rose varieties created by… …   English World dictionary

  • Floribunda — Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe. Floribunda ist ein Synonym für die Pflanzengattung Cipocereus aus der Familie der Kakteengewächse eine Rosengrupp …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • floribunda — /flawr euh bun deuh, flohr /, n. any of a class of roses characterized by a long blooming period and the production of large flowers often in thick clusters. [1895 1900; < NL, n. use of fem. of floribundus flowering freely, equiv. to flori FLORI… …   Universalium

  • floribunda — noun A rose cultivar, having large sprays of small flowers, made by crossing polyantha and hybrid tea rose varieties …   Wiktionary

  • floribunda —   , floribundum   L. floreo, bloom; bunda, indicating action. Inflorescence of many flowers …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • floribunda — [ˌflɒrɪ bʌndə, ˌflɔ: ] noun a plant, especially a rose, which bears dense clusters of flowers. Origin C19: mod. L., feminine (used asnoun) of floribundus freely flowering …   English new terms dictionary

  • floribunda — flo·ri·bun·da …   English syllables

  • floribunda — flo•ri•bun•da [[t]ˌflɔr əˈbʌn də, ˌfloʊr [/t]] n. pln any of a class of roses characterized by a long blooming period and a profusion of large flowers • Etymology: 1895–1900; < NL, n. use of fem. of flōribundus flowering freely …   From formal English to slang

  • floribunda — /flɒrəˈbʌndə/ (say floruh bunduh) noun (plural floribundas) a group of hybrid cultivated roses bearing flowers in large sprays. {New Latin flōribundus freely flowering} …   Australian English dictionary

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