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flower
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
1. In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy portion, usually of a different color, shape, and texture from the foliage.
2. The fairest, freshest, and choicest part of anything; as, the flower of an army, or of a family; the state or time of freshness and bloom; as, the flower of life, that is, youth.
3. Grain pulverized; meal; flour.
4. A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation; as, the flowers of sulphur.
5. A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
6. Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
7. Menstrual discharges.
8. That part of a plant destined to produce seed, and hence including one or both of the sexual organs; an organ or combination of the organs of reproduction, whether inclosed by a circle of foliar parts or not. A complete flower consists of two essential parts, the stamens and the pistil, and two floral envelopes, the corolla and callyx. In mosses the flowers consist of a few special leaves surrounding or subtending organs called archegonia. See Blossom, and Corolla.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To blossom; to bloom; to expand the petals, as a plant; to produce flowers; as, this plant flowers in June.
2. To come into the finest or fairest condition.
4. To come off as flowers by sublimation.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To embellish with flowers; to adorn with imitated flowers; as, flowered silk.
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