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  Definition of flower
  1. reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
  2. a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  3. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  4. produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
Similar Words: bloom, blossom, prime, peak, heyday, efflorescence, flush


Hyponyms: floret, apetalous flower, inflorescence, ray flower, ray floret, bud, chrysanthemum, bloomer, peony, paeony, lesser celandine, pilewort, Ranunculus ficaria, pheasant's-eye, Adonis annua, anemone, windflower, rue anemone, Anemonella thalictroides, columbine, aquilegia, aquilege, rocket larkspur, Consolida ambigua, Delphinium ajacis, delphinium, nigella, spathiphyllum, peace lily, spathe flower, calla lily, calla, arum lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica, sandwort, pink, garden pink, baby's breath, babies'-breath, Gypsophila paniculata, lychnis, catchfly, Moehringia lateriflora, Moehringia mucosa, soapwort, hedge pink, bouncing Bet, bouncing Bess, Saponaria officinalis, silene, campion, cowherb, cow cockle, Vaccaria hispanica, Vaccaria pyramidata, Saponaria vaccaria, fig marigold, pebble plant, globe amaranth, bachelor's button, Gomphrena globosa, scarlet musk flower, Nyctaginia capitata, umbrellawort, four o'clock, portulaca, Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia caroliniana, spring beauty, Clatonia lanceolata, Virginia spring beauty, Claytonia virginica, wallflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri, prairie rocket, western wall flower, Erysimum asperum, Cheiranthus asperus, Erysimum arkansanum, heliophila, damask violet, Dame's violet, sweet rocket, Hesperis matronalis, candytuft, sweet alyssum, sweet alison, Lobularia maritima, Malcolm stock, stock, Virginian stock, Virginia stock, Malcolmia maritima, gillyflower, schizopetalon, Schizopetalon walkeri, poppy, corydalis, horn poppy, horned poppy, yellow horned poppy, sea poppy, Glaucium flavum, composite, composite plant, ageratum, sweet sultan, Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata, ammobium, African daisy, blue-eyed African daisy, Arctotis stoechadifolia, Arctotis venusta, aster, daisy, Swan River daisy, Brachycome Iberidifolia, calendula, China aster, Callistephus chinensis, catananche, cornflower, bluebottle, Centaurea cyanus, Centaurea imperialis, mistflower, mist-flower, Conoclinium coelestinum, Eupatorium coelestinum, cosmos, cosmea, brass buttons, Cotula coronopifolia, billy buttons, dahlia, Dahlia pinnata, cape marigold, sun marigold, star of the veldt, coneflower, blue daisy, blue marguerite, Felicia amelloides, kingfisher daisy, Felicia bergeriana, cotton rose, cudweed, filago, gazania, sunflower, helianthus, tidytips, tidy tips, Layia platyglossa, oxeye daisy, ox-eyed daisy, marguerite, moon daisy, white daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, Texas star, Lindheimera texana, yellow ageratum, Lonas inodora, Lonas annua, cineraria, Pericallis cruenta, Senecio cruentus, florest's cineraria, Pericallis hybrida, white-topped aster, stokes' aster, cornflower aster, Stokesia laevis, marigold, painted daisy, pyrethrum, Tanacetum coccineum, Chrysanthemum coccineum, Mexican sunflower, tithonia, Easter daisy, stemless daisy, Townsendia Exscapa, ursinia, xeranthemum, zinnia, old maid, old maid flower, blazing star, Mentzelia livicaulis, Mentzelia laevicaulis, bartonia, Mentzelia lindleyi, orchid, orchidaceous plant, cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascens, sowbread, Cyclamen hederifolium, Cyclamen neopolitanum, shortia, centaury, gentian, begonia, wandflower, Sparaxis tricolor, coral drops, Bessera elegans, Christmas bells, bellwort, merry bells, wild oats, tuberose, Polianthes tuberosa, commelina, scabious, scabiosa, woodland star, Lithophragma affine, Lithophragma affinis, Tellima affinis, achimenes, hot water plant, lace-flower vine, Alsobia dianthiflora, Episcia dianthiflora, African violet, Saintpaulia ionantha, streptocarpus, scorpionweed, scorpion weed, phacelia, snapdragon, calceolaria, slipperwort, gerardia, toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgaris, veronica, speedwell, bush violet, browallia, petunia, butterfly flower, poor man's orchid, schizanthus, verbena, vervain, valerian, red valerian, French honeysuckle, Centranthus ruber, golden age, effloresce, burst forth


Part Meronyms: angiosperm, flowering plant


Derivational Morphology: bloom, blossom, blossom out, blossom forth, unfold, blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence, blooming, bloomer


Anagrams: fowler, Fowler


Language Translations:
Albanian: lule   Armenian: ծաղիկ  
Basque: lore   Bosnian: cvijet  
Breton: bleuñv and bleuniañ   Bulgarian: цвете and цъфтя  
Catalan: flor   Croatian: cvijet  
Danish: blomst and blomstre   Dutch: bloeien and bloem  
Esperanto: floro   Estonian: lill  
Finnish: kukka and kukkia   French: fleur and fleurir  
Frisian: blom   Galician: flor  
Georgian: ყვავილი   German: blühen and Blume  
Greek: ανθός and ανθώ   Hebrew: פרח  
Hindi: फूल   Hungarian: virág  
Icelandic: blóm and blómstra   Indonesian: berkembang and bunga  
Interlingua: flor and florer   Italian: fiore and fiorire  
Japanese: and 咲く   Korean: and 피다  
Kurdish: gul   Latin: florere and flos  
Lithuanian: žiedas   Malay: bunga  
Malayalam: പൂവ്   Maltese: fjura and iffjorixxa  
Norwegian: blomst   Polish: kwiat and kwitnąć  
Portuguese: flor and florir   Romanian: floare  
Russian: цвести and цветок   Slovak: kvet  
Slovene: cveteti   Slovenian: cvet  
Spanish: flor and florecer   Swahili: -sitawi and ua  
Swedish: blomma   Tagalog: bulaklak  
Telugu: పువ్వు   Turkish: çiçek  
Ukrainian: цвіт   Vietnamese: hoa  
Welsh: blodyn   Yiddish: בלום  
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