Definition of Floret. Meaning of Floret. Synonyms of Floret

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Definition of Floret

Floret
Floret Flo"ret, n. [OF. florete, F. fleurette, dim. of OF. lor, F. fleur. See Flower, and cf. Floweret, 3d Ferret.] 1. (Bot.) A little flower; one of the numerous little flowers which compose the head or anthodium in such flowers as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion. --Gray. 2. [F. fleuret.] A foil; a blunt sword used in fencing. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.

Meaning of Floret from wikipedia

- describe the flower head of Asteraceae where there are no ray florets but only disc florets. discolorous (of leaves) Having upper and lower surfaces of...
- known as capitula, consisting of sometimes hundreds of tiny individual florets enclosed by a whorl of protective involucral bracts. The oldest known fossils...
- Saint-Floret (French pronunciation: [sɛ̃ flɔʁɛ]; Occitan: Sent Floret) is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France...
- Paul Coste-Floret (9 April 1911 – 27 August 1979) was a French politician. He was born and died in Montpellier, France. Coste-Floret was originally an...
- has one or more florets.: 12  The spikelets are further grouped into panicles or spikes. The part of the spikelet that bears the florets is called the rachilla...
- set of faces degenerated into digons. In geometry, the 6-fold pentille or floret pentagonal tiling is a dual semiregular tiling of the Euclidean plane. It...
- without dark florets had fewer visits. Replacing the dark florets with one or more freeze-killed A. verbasci, who are similar to the florets in size and...
- considerable. For all species in the genus, the ray florets are white, pink, blue, or purple. Disc florets are yellow to white, becoming pinkish, reddish purple...
- outer leaves and thick stalks are typically removed, leaving only the florets (the edible "curd" or "head"). The leaves are also edible but are often...
- single fertile floret. When it blooms, the floret has three reddish anthers and a short feathery stigma. If it is pollinated, the floret produces a nearly...