Associations to the word «flower»


FLOWER, noun. A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction.
FLOWER, noun. (botany) A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), often conspicuously colourful and typically including sepals, petals, and either or both stamens and/or a pistil.
FLOWER, noun. A plant that bears flowers, especially a plant that is small and lacks wood.
FLOWER, noun. (usually with in) Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
FLOWER, noun. (euphemistic) (hypocoristic) The vulva, especially the labia majora.
FLOWER, noun. (idiomatic) The best examples or representatives of a group.
FLOWER, noun. The best state of things; the prime.
FLOWER, noun. (obsolete) Flour.
FLOWER, noun. (in the plural) (chemistry) (obsolete) A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation.
FLOWER, noun. A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
FLOWER, noun. (printing) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
FLOWER, noun. (in the plural) Menstrual discharges.
FLOWER, verb. To put forth blooms.
FLOWER, verb. To reach a state of full development or achievement.
FLOWER, verb. To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
FLOWER, verb. To come off as flowers by sublimation.
FLOWER, noun. (rare) Something that flows, such as a river.
FLOWER BED, noun. Alternative spelling of flowerbed
FLOWER BEDS, noun. Plural of flower bed
FLOWER BEETLE, noun. Any beetle which feeds upon flowers, especially any of numerous small species of the genus Meligethes, some of which are harmful to crops.
FLOWER BEETLES, noun. Plural of flower beetle
FLOWER BOX, noun. A container in which flowers or plants are grown, usually affixed outside just below a window.
FLOWER BOX, noun. (computing) (programming) A comment in source code that spans several lines, each of which begins with an asterisk.
FLOWER BOXES, noun. Plural of flower box
FLOWER BUG, noun. A pirate bug
FLOWER BUGS, noun. Plural of flower bug
FLOWER CAR, noun. A vehicle used to carry funerary paraphenalia honoring the dead, especially floral wreaths, in a funeral procession
FLOWER CARS, noun. Plural of flower car
FLOWER CHILD, noun. A hippie involved with the flower power movement.
FLOWER CHILDREN, noun. Plural of flower child
FLOWER CLOCK, noun. An assemblage of flowers which open and close at different hours of the day, thus indicating the time.
FLOWER DELUCE, noun. Obsolete form of fleur-de-lis.
FLOWER FLIES, noun. Plural of flower fly
FLOWER FLY, noun. A synonym of hoverfly
FLOWER GARDEN, noun. A garden where flowers are grown for decorative purposes.
FLOWER GARDENS, noun. Plural of flower garden
FLOWER GIRL, noun. A participant in a wedding procession, whose responsibility is usually to spread flower petals on the floor before the bride, or to carry a bouquet of flowers.
FLOWER GIRL, noun. A girl who sells flowers.
FLOWER GIRL, noun. A female flower child.
FLOWER GIRLS, noun. Plural of flower girl
FLOWER HEAD, noun. (botany) A compact cluster of florets having the appearance of a single flower (as in the daisy family)
FLOWER HEADS, noun. Plural of flower head
FLOWER PETAL, noun. A petal of a flower.
FLOWER PETAL, noun. A modified leaf that surround the reproductive parts of flowers, often brightly colored or unusually shaped to attract pollinators.
FLOWER PETALS, noun. Plural of flower petal
FLOWER POWER, noun. A counterculture started in the United States in the 1960s, advocating peace and love over militarism and materialism.
FLOWER STATE, proper noun. Florida
FLOWER STICKS, noun. A set of two hand sticks and a third, softer, high-grip flower stick used for juggling.
FLOWER TILE, noun. (mahjong) Any of four tiles: plum, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo.
FLOWER WATER, noun. The water in which stems of cut flowers are immersed (typically in a vase)

Dictionary definition

FLOWER, noun. A plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms.
FLOWER, noun. Reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.
FLOWER, noun. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
FLOWER, verb. Produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed".

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