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English noun: flora

1. flora (group) all the plant life in a particular region or period


SamplesPleistocene vegetation.
The flora of southern California.
The botany of China.


Synonymsbotany, vegetation


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)brier, brier patch, brierpatch, browse, brush, brushwood, bush, chaparral, coppice, copse, forest, garden, ground cover, groundcover, growth, scrub, shrubbery, stand, thicket, wood, woods


Member meronymbiology, biota


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life


Domain category memberscut, dried-up, mown, sear, sere, shriveled, shrivelled, sprouted, uncut, unmown, withered


Antonymsfauna, zoology

2. flora (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion


Synonymsplant, plant life


Broader (hypernym)being, organism


Narrower (hyponym)acrogen, aerophyte, air plant, annual, apomict, aquatic, autophyte, autophytic plant, autotroph, autotrophic organism, biennial, crop, cryptogam, embryo, endemic, epiphyte, epiphytic plant, escape, gametophyte, garden plant, holophyte, houseplant, hygrophyte, microflora, monocarp, monocarpic plant, monocarpous plant, myrmecophyte, neophyte, non-flowering plant, ornamental, perennial, phytoplankton, plantlet, poisonous plant, pot plant, rock plant, sporophyte, tracheophyte, vascular plant, wilding


Part holonymcap, hood, plant part, plant structure


Member meronymkingdom Plantae, plant kingdom, Plantae


Domain categorybotany, phytology


Domain category membersaccrete, acid-loving, alder blight, alkaline-loving, amentaceous, amentiferous, amphitropous, anatropous, apocarpous, blanched, botanical medicine, botany, bruise, caespitose, campylotropous, carnivorous, cespitose, circulation, clustered, coca, cultivate, deaden, deciduous, dicotyledonous, domesticate, endangered, epiphytotic, etiolate, etiolate, etiolated, evergreen, floccose, flora, fugaciousness, fugacity, girdle, gregarious, half-hardy, herbal therapy, hispid, insectivorous, inverted, leggy, micro-organism, microorganism, monocotyledonous, naturalise, naturalize, nitrification, orthotropous, pappose, parasite, perennation, peroxidase, photosynthesis, phytotherapy, propagate, saprophytic, sedgy, squamule, syncarpous, tall-growing, tame, tender, tenderiser, tenderizer, threatened, tufted, ungregarious, vegetation









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