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Flower appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Flower Ewoks K.O. werewolf
  • Busy LED under a dark-cap flower, omen of one more wolf-pack, radared nudely: sub.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun flower:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb flower:


Flower is sometimes a misspelling of flour or flowers.

The word flower is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun flower

What does flower mean as a name of something?

Flower is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: flowers

  1. a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  2. reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of flower: bloom / blossom
    • more generic term: reproductive structure = the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
    • more specific terms:
    • part of: angiosperm / flowering plant = plants having seeds in a closed ovary
    • parts:
      • stamen = the male reproductive organ of a flower
      • pistil = the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
      • carpel = a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
      • ovary = the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
      • floral leaf = a modified leaf that is part of a flower
      • floral envelope / perigonium / perianth / perigone / chlamys = collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
  3. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Alternative definition of the noun flower


  1. A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction.
  2. [botany] A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), typically including sepals, petals, stamens, and ovaries; often conspicuously colourful.
  3. A plant that bears flowers, especially a plant that is small and lacks wood.
  4. [context: usually with in] Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
  5. [vulgar, hypocoristic] The vulva, especially the labia majora.
  6. [idiomatic] The best examples or representatives of a group.
  7. The best state of things; the prime.
  8. something that flows, such as a river

Definition of the verb flower

What does flower mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: flowered | flowering | flowers

  1. produce or yield flowers

Alternative definition of the verb flower


  1. To put forth blooms.
  2. To reach a state of full development or great achievement.


  1. Flower a.k.a. Flower Tucci is an American nude model and pornographic actress.
  2. Flower Edwards ist das Pseudonym einer ehemaligen Pornodarstellerin und Schauspielerin. In Pornos trat sie hauptsächlich unter dem Namen Flower auf.

There are other people with in their name, like Pat Flower, Alan Flower, Andy Flower, Eric Flower, Evan Flower, Flower boat, Flower Cole, John Flower, Mary Flower and many others.

Phrases with Flower

Phrases starting with the word Flower:

  1. flower bed
  2. Flower box
  3. flower bud
  4. flower fly
  5. Flower-Fly
  6. Flower Bugs
  7. flower girl
  8. flower head

Phrases ending with the word Flower:

  1. In Flower
  2. new flower
  3. ray flower
  4. Ball flower
  5. Bear Flower
  6. Cone Flower
  7. gand flower
  8. Leaf Flower
  9. lyre-flower
  10. Mist Flower
  11. mist-flower
  12. shad-flower

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flower

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Google previewThe American Almanac, Year-book, Cyclopaedia and Atlas (1903)

Its flower is the golden rod. Alaska is from the Indian word Alakshak, meaning* " large country." Arkansas took its name in 1819 from its principal rlrer, and that from the tribe of Indians once living near its mouth. Schoolcraft ascribes the name to ...

Google previewElements of Physiophilosophy (1847)

by Lorenz Oken

Although the flower is a repetition of the whole plant, namely, of the root, stalk, and leaf ; it can still only be a direct transmutation of the leaf. For every Superior proceeds from that which is immediately subjacent. The light-organ can only be ...

Google previewTropical Plant Types (2013)

The Commonwealth and International Library: Biology Division by B. G. M. Jamieson, J. F. Reynolds

THE flower is a shoot of limited growth, with much-shortened internodes, which bears typically four types of organs. These, from the apex downwards, are the carpels (collectively the gynaecium), the stamens (collectively the androecium), the ...

Google previewThe Garden Magazine (1906)

Its flower is a huge, airy head of soft...

Google previewRandom Selections (2010)

by Cecelia Frances Page

The state tree and the state flower is the Flowering dogwood. The Shenandoah Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a wilderness playground. In 1607, Jamestown was the first permanent American colony. The settlers were seeking gold, but ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Fibrous root Fibrovascular bundle Filament Fleshy fruit Fleshy root Flower Flowering Follicle Food-conducting tissue (Plant) Food storage (Plant) Fragrance Fruit Funiculus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1854)

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Figure 191 shows a flower of Heath, with four divisions of the calyx and corolla, eight stamens in two rows, and four divisions of the pistil. In Figure 192 there are three divisions of the calyx, corolla, and pistil, and six stamens in two rows.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Flower. Strips. as. Ecological. Compensation. Areas. for. Pest. Management. CYRUS ABIVARDI Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland There are many practices designed to make agriculture more sustainable, reduce ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1754)

Containing the methods of cultivating and improving all sorts of trees, plants, and flowers, for the kitchen, fruit, and pleasure gardens; as also those which are used in medicine. With directions for the culture of vineyards, and making of wine in England. In which likewise are included the practical parts of husbandry by Philip Miller

The Charafiers are ; Tht Flower - cup consists of fivl Leaves, -which expand in theFerm of a Star, and branch out into many other small narroiv Leave: : the Flower consist of many Leaves placed orbicularly, and expand in form of a Rose, having ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Facts and Useful Knowledge, Chiefly Applicable to Rural & Domestic Economy (1821)

With an Appendix, Containing Additions in Domestic Medicine, and the Veterinary and Culinary Arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

Flower, fruit, and leaf. Flowers and leaves. . Smooth-stalked Meadow Grass. - - Annual Meadow Grass. JMonandria monogynia. JMonandria monogynia. Diandria trygynia JMonundria monogynia. Sugar • - Leaves and cane. - Triandria digynia ...

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Quotes about Flower

Sade in the youthly power
like the odor out of the flower
So, in the blosson within the flower
to understand the color of the flower
is the way to comprehend the feeling of the flower
and to feel the flower is by its power from the odor (Shady ElShafie)
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Scrabble value of F4L1O1W4E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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