Definition of florale
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Orthography ID = 2022616
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LNS
flōrāle, flōrālis
Floralicius, flos
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. a flowergarden
Abbreviations
Flōra, ae, f. flos, v. flo, the goddess of flowers, whose festival was celebrated on the 28th of April, often with unbridled license, Ov. F. 5, 195 sq.; Lact. 1, 20, 6; Varr. R. R. 1, 1, 6; id. L. L. 5, §§ 45, 74; Lucr. 5, 739; Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 14, § 36; Tac. A. 2, 49; Mart. 1, 1, 1: omnia Florae aulaea, Juv. 14, 262 al.

— Derivv. * Flōrius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Flora: apud M. Catonem in re Floria ita scriptum, respecting the festival of Flora, Gell. 9, 12, 7.

— More freq., Flōrālis, e, adj. Of or belonging to Flora, Floral: flamen, Varr. L. L. 7, § 45: joci, Lact. 1, 20, 6; Sen. Ep. 97, p. 80 Bip.

— Of or belonging to the festival of Flora, of the Floralia: sacrum, Ov. F. 4, 947: dignissima tuba Florali matrona, Juv. 6, 250: ludi, Inscr. Orell. 2545.

— In plur. subst.: Flōrālia, ium and ōrum, n., the festival of Flora: Florae ludi Floralia instituti, Varr. R. R. 1, 1, 6; Quint. 1, 5, 52: (prisci) Floralia IIII. Kal. Mai. instituerunt urbis anno DXIII. ex oraculis Sibyllae, ut omnia bene deflorescerent, Plin. 18, 29, 69, § 286: Varro Floralium, non Floraliorum ait, cum non ludos Florales illic, sed ipsum festum, Floralia, significaret, Macr. S. 1, 4, 14; Pers. 5, 178: solenni Floraliorum die, Just. 43, 4, 6.

—Hence, Flō-rālicius or -tius, a, um, of or belonging to the feast of Flora: et Floralicias lasset arena feras, i. e. designed for the combats exhibited during the festival of Flora, Mart. 8, 67, 4. * flōrālia, ium, n. flos, a flowergarden, Varr. R. R. 1, 23, 4.
 
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