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flōs ōris, m

FLA-, a blossom, flower : sepulchrum floribus ornatum est: recentes, H.: qui (odores) adflarentur ex floribus: flores rosae, garlands , H.: piabunt Floribus Genium, H.: crocum floresque perambulet Fabula, the stage strewn with flowers , H.: caput impedire flore, H.: floribus oras explent, i. e. honey , V.: prima genas vestibat flore iuventas, the first down (of a youthful beard), V.—Fig., a flower, crown, ornament, prime, best part, freshness, promise : veteris ubertatis: nobilitatis ac iuventutis: quod floris in iuventute fuerat, L.: Graeciae, most flourishing condition : gratia aetatis flore conlecta: in flore virium esse, L.: flos ipsus (sc. aetatis), T.—Of speech, a flower, embellishment, ornament : conspersa (oratio) quasi verborum floribus, etc.: eloquentiae.

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