Definition of Floriation

1. n. Ornamentation by means of flower forms, whether closely imitated or conventionalized.



Definition of Floriation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floriation

floras
floreat
floreated
florences
florenskyite
florensovite
florentium
florescence
florescences
florescent
florest's cineraria
floret
florets
floriage
floriated
floriation (current term)
floriations
floribunda
floribundas
florican
floricane
floricanes
floricans
floricmous
floricomous
floricultural
floriculture
floricultures
floriculturist
floriculturists

Literary usage of Floriation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tapestries, Their Origin, History and Renaissance by George Leland Hunter (1912)
"Fascinating and decorative to a wonderful degree is the floriation outside the brick frame of Baptism and below the brick frame of the last ..."

2. Tapestries, Their Origin, History and Renaissance by George Leland Hunter (1912)
"Fascinating and decorative to a wonderful degree is the floriation outside the brick frame of Baptism and below the brick frame of the last ..."

3. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society by James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood (1893)
"The floriated cross is the most familiar of all devices on mediaeval tombstones in England ; and a symbolical intention has been claimed for the floriation, ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1898)
"... who trusted the Australian Nag, the one a Fiduciary Undertaker, who, having in '87 landed a 40-to-l chance by reason of the victory of (floriation, ..."

5. The Bookman (1895)
"... with an elaborate border of mitred fillets and curves, and double with tasteful floriation ; and a Kelmscott Keats in a rich fanfare design. ..."

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