flora: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flôr'u, flōr'u), [key]
— pl. flo•ras, flo•rae
  1. the plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a whole.
  2. a work systematically describing such plants.
  3. plants, as distinguished from fauna.
  4. the aggregate of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms normally occurring on or in the bodies of humans and other animals: intestinal flora.


Pronunciation: (flôr'u, flōr'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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