Pronounced: soo-PURR-buh-tee, noun

Notes: I don’t remember running across this word

Yesterday’s word

The word effloresce means “to burst into bloom; to blossom, or become covered in flowers”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

Our word came from the Latin word efflōrēscere (to blossom out), which is made of of ef- (out [a variant of ex-]) with flōrēscere (to being to bloom), which has the stem flōr- (flower).

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Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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