Definition of Flowers. Meaning of Flowers. Synonyms of Flowers
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Definition of Flowers
FlowerFlower Flow"er, n. [OE. flour, OF. flour, flur, flor, F.
fleur, fr. L. flos, floris. Cf. Blossom, Effloresce,
Floret, Florid, Florin, Flour, Flourish.]
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.
Flower Flow"er, v. t.
To embellish with flowers; to adorn with imitated flowers;
as, flowered silk.
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