Meaning of “flora” in the English Dictionary

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"flora" in British English

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floranoun [ U ]

uk /ˈflɔː.rə/ us /ˈflɔːr.ə/ specialized

environment all the plants of a particular place or from a particular time in history:

the flora of the Balearic Islands
Stone Age flora

all the bacteria and other organisms that live inside an animal:

In the normal, healthy person the gut flora is a balanced community of different organisms.

(Definition of “flora” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flora" in American English

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floranoun [ U ]

us /ˈflɔr·ə, ˈfloʊr·ə/

biology all the plants of a particular area or period of time

(Definition of “flora” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)