late-flowering late-flowering

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of plants that bloom during the autumn

Usage(s):

  1. The Aztecs, whose beautiful city of Tencchtitln was razed by Hernando Corts in 1521, were a late-flowering branch of this civilization.
  2. Frederick Richard Sears's daughter was a late-flowering hyacinth.
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