flower


Definition: Meaning of, flower in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈflaʊə /

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flower flowers
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  1. a coloured or white part that a plant or tree produces before fruit or seeds
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  2. a small plant that produces beautiful flowers
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  3. in flower a plant or tree that is in flower has flowers on it
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  4. the flower of something literary the best part of something
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
flower flowered flowered
Present Participle Third Person Singular
flowering flowers
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  1. to produce flowers
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  2. literary to develop in a very successful way
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flower used in phrases

  • Chelsea Flower Show, the
    1. a large flower show which takes place in London in May every year and is visited by people from all over Britain
  • Christmas flower (noun)
    1. tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
  • Eastern pasque flower (noun)
    1. short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
  • Nepal trumpet flower (noun)
    1. evergreen woody twiner with large glossy leaves and showy corymbs of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers
  • New Flower (noun)
    1. the capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia
  • Siberian wall flower (noun)
    1. showy erect biennial or short-lived perennial cultivated for its terminal racemes of orange-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus
  • Venus's flower basket (noun)
    1. a deep-water marine sponge having a cylindrical skeleton of intricate glassy latticework; found in the waters of the East Indies and the eastern coast of Asia
  • apetalous flower (noun)
    1. flower having no petals
  • artificial flower (noun)
    1. a handmade imitation of a blossom
  • balloon flower (noun)
    1. fragrant puffed-up white to reddish-pink flowers in long narrow clusters on erect stems; Arizona to New Mexico and Utah
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