Meaning of moribana in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɒrɪˈbɑːnə/


  • A Japanese style of flower arrangement, developed as a modern form of ikebana, in which flowers are displayed naturalistically in a shallow container or basin, often using a metal holder to keep the flowers in place.


1920s. From Japanese moribana from mori-, combining stem of moru to pile up + -bana, combining form of hana flower.