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Floret
Floret Flo"ret, n. [OF. florete, F. fleurette, dim. of OF. lor, F. fleur. See Flower, and cf. Floweret, 3d Ferret.] 1. (Bot.) A little flower; one of the numerous little flowers which compose the head or anthodium in such flowers as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion. --Gray. 2. [F. fleuret.] A foil; a blunt sword used in fencing. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
Ladies of Loreto
Loreto Lo*ret"o, or Loretto Lo*ret"to, nuns uns [From Loreto, a city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to be that in which Jesus lived, brought by angels from Nazareth.] (R. C. Ch.) Members of a congregation of nuns founded by Mrs. Mary Teresa Ball, near Dublin, Ireland, in 1822, and now spread over Ireland, India, Canada, and the United States. The nuns are called also Ladies of Loreto. They are engaged in teaching girls.
Loreto
Loreto Lo*ret"o, or Loretto Lo*ret"to, nuns uns [From Loreto, a city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to be that in which Jesus lived, brought by angels from Nazareth.] (R. C. Ch.) Members of a congregation of nuns founded by Mrs. Mary Teresa Ball, near Dublin, Ireland, in 1822, and now spread over Ireland, India, Canada, and the United States. The nuns are called also Ladies of Loreto. They are engaged in teaching girls.
Lorette
Lorette Lo`rette", n. [F.] In France, a name for a woman who is supported by her lovers, and devotes herself to idleness, show, and pleasure; -- so called from the church of Notre Dame de Lorette, in Paris, near which many of them resided.
Lorettine
Lorettine Lo`ret*tine", n. (R. C. Ch.) One of a order of nuns founded in 1812 at Loretto, in Kentucky. The members of the order (called also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary at the Foot of the Cross) devote themselves to the cause of education and the care of destitute orphans, their labors being chiefly confined to the Western United States.
Lorettine
Lorettine Lo`ret*tine", n. [From Loreto in Italy.] (R. C. Ch.) (a) One of an order of nuns founded in 1812 at Loretto, in Kentucky. The members of the order (called also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary at the Foot of the Cross) devote themselves to the cause of education and the care of destitute orphans, their labors being chiefly confined to the western United States. (b) A Loreto nun.
Loretto
Loreto Lo*ret"o, or Loretto Lo*ret"to, nuns uns [From Loreto, a city in Italy famous for its Holy House, said to be that in which Jesus lived, brought by angels from Nazareth.] (R. C. Ch.) Members of a congregation of nuns founded by Mrs. Mary Teresa Ball, near Dublin, Ireland, in 1822, and now spread over Ireland, India, Canada, and the United States. The nuns are called also Ladies of Loreto. They are engaged in teaching girls.
Phloretic
Phloretic Phlo*ret"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, or designating, an organic acid obtained by the decomposition of phloretin.
Phloretin
Phloretin Phlor"e*tin, n. [From Phlorizin.] (Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phlorizin, and formerly used to some extent as a substitute for quinine.
Ray floret
Ray Ray, n. [OF. rai, F. rais, fr. L. radius a beam or ray, staff, rod, spoke of a wheel. Cf. Radius.] 1. One of a number of lines or parts diverging from a common point or center, like the radii of a circle; as, a star of six rays. 2. (Bot.) A radiating part of the flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; radius. See Radius. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of the radiating spines, or cartilages, supporting the fins of fishes. (b) One of the spheromeres of a radiate, especially one of the arms of a starfish or an ophiuran. 4. (Physics) (a) A line of light or heat proceeding from a radiant or reflecting point; a single element of light or heat propagated continuously; as, a solar ray; a polarized ray. (b) One of the component elements of the total radiation from a body; any definite or limited portion of the spectrum; as, the red ray; the violet ray. See Illust. under Light. 5. Sight; perception; vision; -- from an old theory of vision, that sight was something which proceeded from the eye to the object seen. All eyes direct their rays On him, and crowds turn coxcombs as they gaze. --Pope. 6. (Geom.) One of a system of diverging lines passing through a point, and regarded as extending indefinitely in both directions. See Half-ray. Bundle of rays. (Geom.) See Pencil of rays, below. Extraordinary ray (Opt.), that one or two parts of a ray divided by double refraction which does not follow the ordinary law of refraction. Ordinary ray (Opt.) that one of the two parts of a ray divided by double refraction which follows the usual or ordinary law of refraction. Pencil of rays (Geom.), a definite system of rays. Ray flower, or Ray floret (Bot.), one of the marginal flowers of the capitulum in such composite plants as the aster, goldenrod, daisy, and sunflower. They have an elongated, strap-shaped corolla, while the corollas of the disk flowers are tubular and five-lobed. Ray point (Geom.), the common point of a pencil of rays. R["o]ntgen ray(Phys.), a kind of ray generated in a very highly exhausted vacuum tube by the electrical discharge. It is capable of passing through many bodies opaque to light, and producing photographic and fluorescent effects by which means pictures showing the internal structure of opaque objects are made, called radiographs, or sciagraphs
Semifloret
Semifloret Sem"i*flo`ret, n. (Bot.) See Semifloscule.
semifloret
Semifloscule Sem"i*flos`cule, n. (Bot.) A floscule, or florest, with its corolla prolonged into a strap-shaped petal; -- called also semifloret.
Sisters of Loretto
Lorettine Lo`ret*tine", n. (R. C. Ch.) One of a order of nuns founded in 1812 at Loretto, in Kentucky. The members of the order (called also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary at the Foot of the Cross) devote themselves to the cause of education and the care of destitute orphans, their labors being chiefly confined to the Western United States.

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- Jean-Marie Loret (18 or 25 March 1918 – 14 February 1985) was a French railway worker and allegedly Adolf Hitler's illegitimate son. According to Loret, in 1948...
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- Alexis Loret (born 10 January 1975) is a French film and television actor. Devoting himself initially to cabinetmaking, he became a model, and was noticed...
- Carlos Loret de Mola Álvarez (born October 17, 1976 in Mérida, Yucatán) is a Mexican journalist. He has a bachelor's degree in Economics for the Instituto...
- Loret Fahri Sadiku (born 28 July 1991) is a Kosovan professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Turkish club Kasımpaşa. Loret joined...
- Victor Clement Georges Philippe Loret (1 September 1859 – 3 February 1946) was a French Egyptologist. His father, Clément Loret, was a professional organist...
- John Loret (November 28, 1928 - August 13, 2011) was an American marine biologist and explorer. Loret was born in Albany, New York in 1928. He served in...
- Jean Loret (ca 1600-1665) was a French writer and poet known for publishing the w****ly news of Parisian society (including, initially, its pinnacle, the...
- Loret Miller Ruppe (January 3, 1936 – August 7, 1996) was a Director of the Peace Corps and US Amb****ador to Norway. She was the wife of U. S. Congressman...
- Carlos Loret de Mola Mediz (July 30, 1921, in Mérida, Yucatán – February 7, 1986, in Guerrero) was a Mexican politician and journalist, a member of the...
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