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flower
  • n  a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  • n  reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
  • n  the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • v  produce or yield flowers
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flower-cup fern
  • n  slender fern of northern North America with shining chestnut-colored stipes and bipinnate fronds with usually distinct marginal sori
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flower-of-an-hour
  • n  annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America
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flower bud
  • n  a bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
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flower child
  • n  someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
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flower cluster
  • n  an inflorescence consisting of a cluster of flowers
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flower girl
  • n  a woman who sells flowers in the street
  • n  a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession
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flower head
  • n  a shortened compact cluster of flowers so arranged that the whole gives the effect of a single flower as in clover or members of the family Compositae
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flower people
  • n  a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music
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flower petal
  • n  part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
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flower power
  • n  a counterculture of young people in the US during the 1960s and 70s
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flower stalk
  • n  erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
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flower store
  • n  a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are sold
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floweret
  • n  a diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)
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