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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A period during which something (as a person, movement, or school) excelled most.

Usage examples (27)
  • Eusebius in his Chronicle placed his "floruit" in the eleventh year of Marcus Aurelius (171).
  • About fifteen years after Schleicher's floruit, the
  • Jam inde non belli gloria quam humanitatis cultu inter florentissimas orbis Christiani gentes imprimis floruit.
  • Simillima his habet Giraldus Cambrensis (qui floruit, An. 1210.) in libro de mirabilibus Hyberni�, sic enim scribit. for more
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