HyperDic: flower

English > 4 senses of the word flower:
NOUNplantflowera plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
plantflower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
timeflower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flushthe period of greatest prosperity or productivity
VERBchangeflower, bloom, blossomproduce or yield flowers
flower > pronunciation
Soundsflaw'er
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
English > flower: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms.
NarrowerAfrican daisyAny of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
African daisy, yellow ageratum, Lonas inodora, Lonas annuashrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
African daisyAfrican or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
African violet, Saintpaulia ionanthaTropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers
Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia carolinianaSimilar to Claytonia virginica but having usually pink flowers
China aster, Callistephus chinensisValued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors
Christmas bellsAny of several plants of the genus Blandfordia having large orange or crimson flowers
Easter daisy, stemless daisy, Townsendia ExscapaDwarf tufted nearly stemless herb having a rosette of woolly leaves and large white-rayed flower heads and bristly achenes
Malcolm stock, stockAny of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia
Mexican sunflower, tithoniaAny plant of the genus Tithonia
Swan River daisy, Brachycome Iberidifoliawestern Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays
Texas star, Lindheimera texanaTexas annual with coarsely pinnatifid leaves
Virginia spring beauty, Claytonia virginicasmall cormous perennial grown for its low rosette of succulent foliage and racemes of pink-tinged white flowers
Virginian stock, Virginia stock, Malcolmia maritimaErect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers
achimenes, hot water plantAny plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias
ageratumAny plant of the genus Ageratum having opposite leaves and small heads of blue or white flowers
ammobiumAny plant of the genus Ammobium having yellow flowers and silvery foliage
anemone, windflowerAny woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
asterAny of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
baby's breath, babies'-breath, Gypsophila paniculatatall plant with small lance-shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers
bartonia, Mentzelia lindleyiannual grown especially for its fragrant golden nocturnal flowers
begoniaAny of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes
bellwort, merry bells, wild oatsAny of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers
billy buttonsAny of various plants of the genus Craspedia grown for their downy foliage and globose heads of golden flowers
blazing star, Mentzelia livicaulis, Mentzelia laevicaulisbiennial of southwestern United States having white stems and toothed leaves that is grown for its large pale yellow flowers that open in early morning
bloomerA flower that blooms in a particular way
blue-eyed African daisy, Arctotis stoechadifolia, Arctotis venustabushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers
blue daisy, blue marguerite, Felicia amelloideshairy South African or Australian subshrub that has daisylike flowers with blue rays
brass buttons, Cotula coronopifoliaSouth African herb with golden-yellow globose flower heads
bush violet, browalliaAny of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers
butterfly flower, poor man's orchid, schizanthusAny plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers
calceolaria, slipperwortAny garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
calendulaAny of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers
calla lily, calla, arum lily, Zantedeschia aethiopicaSouth African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix
candytuftAny of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers
cape marigold, sun marigold, star of the veldtAny of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually yellow daisylike flowers and mounds of aromatic foliage
catanancheAny of several plants of the genus Catananche having long-stalked heads of blue or yellow flowers
centauryAny of various plants of the genus Centaurium
chrysanthemumAny of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum
cineraria, Pericallis cruenta, Senecio cruentusherb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers
columbine, aquilegia, aquilegeA plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers
commelinaAny plant of the genus Commelina
composite, composite plantConsidered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
coneflowerAny of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center
coneflowerAny of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones
coral drops, Bessera elegansHalf-hardy Mexican herb cultivated for its drooping terminal umbels of showy red-and-white flowers
cornflower, bachelor's button, bluebottle, Centaurea cyanusAn annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
corydalisA plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers
cosmos, cosmeaAny of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves
cotton rose, cudweed, filagoAny plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
cowherb, cow cockle, Vaccaria hispanica, Vaccaria pyramidata, Saponaria vaccariaEuropean annual with pale rose-colored flowers
cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascensMediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed petals
dahlia, Dahlia pinnataAny of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads
daisyAny of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl
damask violet, Dame's violet, sweet rocket, Hesperis matronalislong cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening
delphiniumAny plant of the genus Delphinium having palmately divided leaves and showy spikes of variously colored spurred flowers
fig marigold, pebble plantAny of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers
florest's cineraria, Pericallis hybridaherb derived from Pericallis cruenta and widely cultivated in a variety of profusely flowering forms with florets from white to pink to red or purple or violet or blue
four o'clockAny of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon
gazaniaAny plant of the genus Gazania valued for their showy daisy flowers
gentianAny of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera ... / genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
gerardiaAny plant of the genus Gerardia
globe amaranth, bachelor's button, Gomphrena globosaTropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing color
heliophilaAny of various South African herbs and subshrubs cultivated for long showy racemes of bright blue flowers with white eyes
horn poppy, horned poppy, yellow horned poppy, sea poppy, Glaucium flavumyellow-flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America
kingfisher daisy, Felicia bergerianasoftly hairy South African herb having flowers with bright blue rays
lace-flower vine, Alsobia dianthiflora, Episcia dianthifloralow-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers
lesser celandine, pilewort, Ranunculus ficariaperennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups
lychnis, catchflyMostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects
marigoldAny of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
mistflower, mist-flower, ageratum, Conoclinium coelestinum, Eupatorium coelestinumrhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers
nigellaAny plant of the genus Nigella
orchid, orchidaceous plantAny of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
oxeye daisy, ox-eyed daisy, marguerite, moon daisy, white daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, Chrysanthemum leucanthemumtall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers
painted daisy, pyrethrum, Tanacetum coccineum, Chrysanthemum coccineumspring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers
peony, paeonyAny of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers
petuniaAny of numerous tropical herbs having fluted funnel-shaped flowers
pheasant's-eye, Adonis annuaEurasian herb cultivated for its deep red flowers with dark centers
pink, garden pinkAny of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
poppyannual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
portulacaA plant of the genus Portulaca having pink or red or purple or white ephemeral flowers
prairie rocketAny of several western American plants of the genus Cheiranthus having large yellow flowers
prairie rocketAny of several North American plants of the genus Erysimum having large yellow flowers
red valerian, French honeysuckle, Centranthus ruberEuropean herb with small fragrant crimson or white spurred flowers
rocket larkspur, Consolida ambigua, Delphinium ajaciscommonly cultivated larkspur of southern Europe having unbranched spikelike racemes of blue or sometimes purplish or pinkish flowers
rue anemone, Anemonella thalictroideswoodland flower native to eastern North America having cup-shaped flowers reminiscent of anemone but more delicate
sandwortlow-growing chiefly perennial plant usually with small white flowers suitable for e.g. rock gardens
sandwort, Moehringia laterifloralow-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petaled flowers
sandwort, Moehringia mucosaLoosely matted plant with moss-like foliage studded with tiny starry four-petaled white blossoms
scabious, scabiosaAny of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
scarlet musk flower, Nyctaginia capitataviscid branched perennial of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having tuberous roots and deep red flowers
schizopetalon, Schizopetalon walkeriA dainty South American annual having deeply pinnatifid leaves and racemes of fringed almond-scented purple-white flowers
scorpionweed, scorpion weed, phaceliaAny plant of the genus Phacelia
shortiaAny plant of the genus Shortia
silene, campion, catchflyAny plant of the genus Silene
snapdragonA garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon
soapwort, hedge pink, bouncing Bet, bouncing Bess, Saponaria officinalisplant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised
sowbread, Cyclamen hederifolium, Cyclamen neopolitanumCommon wild European cyclamen with pink flowers
spathiphyllum, peace lily, spathe flowerAny of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental
spring beauty, Clatonia lanceolatasmall slender plant having one pair of succulent leaves at the middle of the stem and a loose raceme of white or pink or rose bowl-shaped flowers and an edible corm
stock, gillyflowerAny of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
stokes' aster, cornflower aster, Stokesia laevisErect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers
streptocarpusAny of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses
sunflower, helianthusAny plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
sweet alyssum, sweet alison, Lobularia maritimaperennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers
sweet sultan, Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschataAsian plant widely grown for its sweetly fragrant pink flowers
sweet sultan, Centaurea imperialisperennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq
tidytips, tidy tips, Layia platyglossaCalifornia annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white
toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgarisCommon European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers
tuberose, Polianthes tuberosaA tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers
umbrellawortA plant of the genus Mirabilis
ursiniaAny of various plants of the genus Ursinia grown for their yellow- or orange- or white-rayed flowers
valerianA plant of the genus Valeriana having lobed or dissected leaves and cymose white or pink flowers
verbena, vervainAny of numerous tropical or subtropical American plants of the genus Verbena grown for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers
veronica, speedwellAny plant of the genus Veronica
wallflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiriperennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange
wallflowerAny of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers
wandflower, Sparaxis tricolorA showy often-cultivated plant with tawny yellow often purple-spotted flowers
western wall flower, Erysimum asperum, Cheiranthus asperus, Erysimum arkansanumbiennial or short-lived perennial prairie ... / prairie rocket having orange-yellow flowers
white-topped asterherb having corymbose white-rayed flowers with scaly bracts and silky indehiscent fruits
woodland star, Lithophragma affine, Lithophragma affinis, Tellima affinisCalifornia perennial herb cultivated for its racemose white flowers with widely spreading petals
xeranthemumAny plant of the genus Xeranthemum native to southern Europe having chaffy or silvery flower heads with purplish tubular flowers
zinnia, old maid, old maid flowerAny of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads
Broaderangiosperm, flowering plantplants having seeds in a closed ovary
Spanishflor
Catalanflor
Adjectivesfloralrelating to or associated with flowers
floweryof or relating to or suggestive of flowers
Verbsflowerproduce or yield flowers
English > flower: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.
Synonymsbloom, blossom
Part ofangiosperm, flowering plantplants having seeds in a closed ovary
PartscarpelA simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
floral leafA modified leaf that is part of a flower
ovaryThe organ that bears the ovules of a flower
perianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
pistilThe female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
stamenThe male reproductive organ of a flower
Narrowerapetalous flowerflower having no petals
budA partially opened flower
chrysanthemumThe flower of a chrysanthemum plant
floret, floweretA diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)
inflorescenceThe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
ray flower, ray floretsmall flower with a flat strap-shaped corolla usually occupying the peripheral rings of a composite flower
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishcopa de la flor, flor
Catalanflor
Verbsflowerproduce or yield flowers
English > flower: 4 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
Synonymsprime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush
Narrowergolden ageA time period when some activity or skill was at its peak
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishapogeo, auge, flor
Catalanapogeu, auge
English > flower: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningproduce or yield flowers.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbloom, blossom
Narrowereffloresce, burst forthCome into or as if into flower
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Spanishflorecer
Catalanflorir
Nounsflowera plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
flowerreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
floweringthe time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

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