Pronounced: soo-PURR-buh-tee, noun
Notes: I don’t remember running across this word
The word effloresce means “to burst into bloom; to blossom, or become covered in flowers”
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).