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Definition of Flower bed

Flower bed
Note: If we examine a common flower, such for instance as a geranium, we shall find that it consists of: First, an outer envelope or calyx, sometimes tubular, sometimes consisting of separate leaves called sepals; secondly, an inner envelope or corolla, which is generally more or less colored, and which, like the calyx, is sometimes tubular, sometimes composed of separate leaves called petals; thirdly, one or more stamens, consisting of a stalk or filament and a head or anther, in which the pollen is produced; and fourthly, a pistil, which is situated in the center of the flower, and consists generally of three principal parts; one or more compartments at the base, each containing one or more seeds; the stalk or style; and the stigma, which in many familiar instances forms a small head, at the top of the style or ovary, and to which the pollen must find its way in order to fertilize the flower. --Sir J. Lubbock. 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 choice and flower of all things profitable the Psalms do more briefly contain. --Hooker. 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. [Obs.] The flowers of grains, mixed with water, will make a sort of glue. --Arbuthnot. 5. pl. (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. pl. (Print.) Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc. --W. Savage. 8. pl. Menstrual discharges. --Lev. xv. 24. Animal flower (Zo["o]l.) 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 (Zo["o]l.), any beetle which feeds upon flowers, esp. any one of numerous small species of the genus Meligethes, family Nitidulid[ae], some of which are injurious to crops. Flower bird (Zo["o]l.), 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 (Zo["o]l.), one of a family (Dic[ae]id[ae]) 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.

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- Raised-bed gardening is a form of gardening in which the soil is enclosed in three-to-four-foot-wide (1.0–1.2 m) containment units ("beds"), which are...
- the highly diverse flowering plants like orchids and gr****es. Plants that flower and fruit only once and then die are termed monocarpic or semelparous. However...
- gazebos, pergolas and follies), but also living constructions such as flower beds, ponds and lawns. A garden can have aesthetic, functional, and recreational...
- varying seasons. Besides organizing the flowers in bedding-out schemes limited to annual and perennial flower beds, careful design also takes the labour...
- golden flower sigils, with Prince Jai in the lead. They overpower the ********ins and proceed to the inner square of the palace, trampling upon the bed of golden...
- planted the first edible garden at a state capitol in what once was a flower bed. She teamed up with Alice Waters on the project. The food grown in the...
- sometimes to carry the coffin under a bed of flowers. Built on the same commercial ch****is as a he****, the flower car has half-height rear bodywork on...
- Bed of Roses is a 1996 romance film starring Christian Slater and Mary Stuart Masterson. It is written and directed by Michael Goldenberg. Lisa Walker...
- bouquet of flowers for his girlfriend when he sees a guy walking out. He goes inside and sadly finds her in bed with a woman and drops the flowers in heartbreak...
- soil surface, around trees, paths, flower beds, to prevent soil erosion on slopes, and in production areas for flower and vegetable crops. Mulch layers...
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