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Definition of animal flowers
Animal flowerAnimal An"i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.]
1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.
2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as
distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or
spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites.
3. Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food.
Animal magnetism. See Magnetism and Mesmerism.
Animal electricity, the electricity developed in some
animals, as the electric eel, torpedo, etc.
Animal flower (Zo["o]l.), a name given to certain marine
animals resembling a flower, as any species of actinia or
sea anemone, and other Anthozoa, hydroids, starfishes,
Animal heat (Physiol.), the heat generated in the body of a
living animal, by means of which the animal is kept at
nearly a uniform temperature.
Animal spirits. See under Spirit.
Animal kingdom, the whole class of beings endowed with
animal life. It embraces several subkingdoms, and under
these there are Classes, Orders, Families, Genera,
Species, and sometimes intermediate groupings, all in
regular subordination, but variously arranged by different
Note: The following are the grand divisions, or subkingdoms,
and the principal classes under them, generally
recognized at the present time: Animal flower 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.
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,
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
Flower bed, a plat in a garden for the cultivation of
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
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.
(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.
Meaning of animal flowers from wikipedia
. Other animals
may have very specific feeding
behaviours, such as hawksbill
sea turtles primarily eating
sponges. Most animals
- some sea anemones, which
are locally called animal flowers
the cave obtained
its name. The flower consists
that can sting
- (parthenocarpy). Flowers contain sporangia
and are the site where gametophytes
develop. Many flowers
to be attractive
, so as to cause...
- Forest’ as the state flower
of India". www.bsienvis.nic.in. Retrieved
2016. State Animal
, Bird, Tree and Flower
- a state
emblem, an animal
, a bird, a flower
and a tree. A second animal
(fish, butterfly, reptile, aquatic animal
, heritage animal
as of July 2021[update]. There
is a consensus
that uni****ual flowers evolved
from hermaphrodite flowers
. The evolution...
"meat") is the decaying flesh
of dead animals
, including human
is an important
- state seals
and symbols which include state animals
, birds, trees, flowers
etc. A list of state animals
below. See Symbols
- Don stops
at a florist
to buy flowers
from a young woman named
his cut. Don leaves
at the grave
of the fifth
- open their flowers during
as diurnal, while those
that bloom during nighttime
are nocturnal. The timing
of flower opening
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