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1. A discourses on flowers.

2. A collection of flowers; a garland.

3. A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; particularly applied to a collection of ancient greek epigrams.

4. A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services.

Origin: gr, fr. Flower gathering; flower _ to gather.