Definition of efflorescent in English:

efflorescent

adjective

  • See effloresce

    • ‘This will cause mould stains and the possibility of efflorescent salts, a white fluffy substance, appearing.’
    • ‘The morning light as it falls on the efflorescent trees, distant Blue Mountains and the ‘winged-beauty’ of birds makes for paradise.’
    • ‘Gypsum occurs as seams in the sedimentary rocks and as postmining efflorescent needles.’
    • ‘In one breathtaking musical vignette after another, she assuages the ear with her efflorescent bouquets of sound, her vivacious rhythm and idiomatic sensibility.’
    • ‘Today, their ‘landscape’ is not mountains, valleys, and towns but the cacophonous environment of pop culture and its efflorescent media.’

Pronunciation

efflorescent

/ˌefləˈres(ə)nt//ˌɛfləˈrɛs(ə)nt/