Flow´er   Pronunciation: flou´ẽr
n.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.(Bot.) 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.
3.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.
The flower of the chivalry of all Spain.
- Southey.
A simple maiden in her flower
Is worth a hundred coats of arms.
- Tennyson.
4.Grain pulverized; meal; flour.
5.(Old Chem.) A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation; as, the flowers of sulphur.
6.A figure of speech; an ornament of style.
7.(Print.) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
8.Menstrual discharges.
Animal flower
(Zool.) See under Animal.
Cut flowers
flowers cut from the stalk, as for making a bouquet.
Flower bed
a plat in a garden for the cultivation of flowers.
Flower beetle
(Zool.) any beetle which feeds upon flowers, esp. any one of numerous small species of the genus Meligethes, family Nitidulidæ, some of which are injurious to crops.
Flower bird
(Zool.) an Australian bird of the genus Anthornis, allied to the honey eaters.
Flower bud
an unopened flower.
Flower clock
an assemblage of flowers which open and close at different hours of the day, thus indicating the time.
Flower head
(Bot.) a compound flower in which all the florets are sessile on their receptacle, as in the case of the daisy.
Flower pecker
(Zool.) one of a family (Dicæidæ) of small Indian and Australian birds. They resemble humming birds in habits.
Flower piece
a - A table ornament made of cut flowers.
b - (Fine Arts) A picture of flowers.
Flower stalk
(Bot.) the peduncle of a plant, or the stem that supports the flower or fructification.
v. i.1.To blossom; to bloom; to expand the petals, as a plant; to produce flowers; as, this plant flowers in June.
[imp. & p. p. Flowered (flou"ẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Flowering.]
2.To come into the finest or fairest condition.
Their lusty and flowering age.
- Robynson (More's Utopia).
3.To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
That beer did flower a little.
- Bacon.
4.To come off as flowers by sublimation.
v. t.1.To embellish with flowers; to adorn with imitated flowers; as, flowered silk.
Noun1.flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
2.Flowerflower - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Synonyms: blossom, bloom
3.flower - the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
Verb1.flower - produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
Synonyms: bloom, blossom
To see colourful flowers in your dream, signifies kindness, compassion, gentleness, pleasure, beauty, and gain. It is also symbol of perfection and spirituality. It may be an expression of love, joy or happiness. Alternatively, flowers my denote a particular time or season. If the flowers are white, then it symbolizes sadness. To see withered or dead flowers in your dream, denotes disappointments and gloomy situations. You may not be utilizing your full potential and talents. To dream that you receive a bouquet of flowers, represents respect, approval, admiration, and rewards. To see flowers blooming in barren soil, signifies that energy and cheerful nature will enable you to overcome your grievances.Chinese lantern, Christmas rose, Eglantine, acacia, advance, androecium, anther, arrowhead, asiaticism, aster, attain majority, axiom, azalea, batten, bead, bear fruit, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, best, bleeding heart, bloom, blossom, blow, bluebell, boom, broom, bud, budding, burgeon, burgeoning, buttercup, cactus, calendula, calyx, camellia, carnation, carpel, center, champion, choice, chosen, chrysanthemum, cineraria, clematis, clethra, cockscomb, columbine, come of age, come out, come to maturity, core, cornel, cornflower, corolla, corolla tube, corona, cosmos, cowslip, cream, crocus, cyclamen, daffodil, dahlia, daisy, dandelion, delphinium, develop, device, diamond, dogwood, duckweed, edelweiss, effloresce, efflorescence, elect, elite, elixir, engrave, epicalyx, essence, essential, euphuism, evolute, evolve, fat, fatten, feather, figurative language, figurativeness, figure, figure of speech, filigree, finest, flag, flax, fledge, fleur-de-lis, floret, floriculture, floridity, floscule, flounce, flourish, floweret, flowery style, focus, forget-me-not, forsythia, foxglove, foxtail, fuchsia, fundamental, gardenia, gardening, garland, gem, gentility, gentry, geranium, germination, gist, gravamen, groundsel, grow, grow fat, grow up, growth, gynoecium, hawthorn, heart, heather, hibiscus, honeysuckle, horehound, horticulture, hortorium, hyacinth, hydrangea, hypostasis, illuminate, image, imagery, impatience, indigo, inner essence, iris, jasmine, jewel, jonquil, kernel, lavender, leave the nest, lilac, lily, lobelia, lotus, lupine, luxuriation, magnolia, mallow, manner of speaking, marigold, marrow, marsh marigold, marshmallow, maturate, mature, mayflower, meat, megasporophyll, mellow, microsporophyll, mignonette, moccasin flower, mock orange, monkshood, motherwort, myrtle, narcissus, nonesuch, nonliterality, nonliteralness, nonpareil, nub, nucleus, nuts and bolts, oleander, open, optimum, orchid, ornament, oxalis, paint, pansy, paragon, peony, perianth, periwinkle, petal, phlox, pick, pink, pistil, pith, plume, poppy, postulate, posy, pride, prime, primrose, principle, prize, progress, pullulation, purple passage, quality, queen, quid, quiddity, quintessence, ranunculus, reach manhood, reach twenty-one, reach voting age, receptacle, resurrection plant, rhododendron, ribbon, ripen, rose, sap, season, select, settle down, shoot, shooting star, snapdragon, snowball, snowberry, snowdrop, society, soul, spangle, spiraea, spirit, spray, sprouting, stamen, stigma, stock, strawflower, stuff, style, substance, sunflower, superlative, sweet William, sweet alyssum, sweet pea, temper, the best, the best ever, the nitty-gritty, the tops, the very best, thrive, tinsel, toga virilis, top, torus, trillium, trope, tulip, turn of expression, umbrella plant, unfold, upper class, upper crust, vegetation, verbena, vetch, viola, violet, wallflower, water lily, wax, way of speaking, wildflower, wisteria, wolfbane, wreathe, yarrow, yucca, zinnia
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