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Definition 1: a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms - [noun denoting plant]

(flower is a kind of ...) plants having seeds in a closed ovary

(... is a kind of flower ) a flower that blooms in a particular way

"a night bloomer"

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) perennial herb native to Europe but naturalized elsewhere having heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers resembling buttercups; its tuberous roots have been used as a poultice to relieve piles

(... is a kind of flower ) Eurasian herb cultivated for its deep red flowers with dark centers

(... is a kind of flower ) any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves

(... is a kind of flower ) woodland flower native to eastern North America having cup-shaped flowers reminiscent of anemone but more delicate

(... is a kind of flower ) a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains

(... is a kind of flower ) commonly cultivated larkspur of southern Europe having unbranched spikelike racemes of blue or sometimes purplish or pinkish flowers; sometime placed in genus Delphinium

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Delphinium having palmately divided leaves and showy spikes of variously colored spurred flowers; some contain extremely poisonous substances

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Nigella

(... is a kind of flower ) any 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

(... is a kind of flower ) South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix

(... is a kind of flower ) low-growing chiefly perennial plant usually with small white flowers suitable for e.g. rock gardens

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) tall plant with small lance-shaped leaves and numerous tiny white or pink flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone

(... is a kind of flower ) low-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petaled flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) loosely matted plant with moss-like foliage studded with tiny starry four-petaled white blossoms; mountains of central and southern Europe

(... is a kind of flower ) plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Silene

(... is a kind of flower ) European annual with pale rose-colored flowers; cultivated flower or self-sown grainfield weed; introduced in North America; sometimes classified as a soapwort

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) tropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing color

(... is a kind of flower ) viscid branched perennial of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having tuberous roots and deep red flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) a plant of the genus Mirabilis

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon

(... is a kind of flower ) a plant of the genus Portulaca having pink or red or purple or white ephemeral flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) similar to Claytonia virginica but having usually pink flowers; eastern North America

(... is a kind of flower ) small 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

(... is a kind of flower ) small cormous perennial grown for its low rosette of succulent foliage and racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; eastern North America

(... is a kind of flower ) perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several western American plants of the genus Cheiranthus having large yellow flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several North American plants of the genus Erysimum having large yellow flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) biennial or short-lived perennial prairie rocket having orange-yellow flowers; western North America to Minnesota and Kansas; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various South African herbs and subshrubs cultivated for long showy racemes of bright blue flowers with white eyes

(... is a kind of flower ) long cultivated herb having flowers whose scent is more pronounced in the evening; naturalized throughout Europe to Siberia and into North America

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various flowering plants of the genus Iberis cultivated for their showy clusters of white to red or purple flowers; native to Mediterranean region

(... is a kind of flower ) perennial European plant having clusters of small fragrant usually white flowers; widely grown in gardens

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia

(... is a kind of flower ) erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) a dainty South American annual having deeply pinnatifid leaves and racemes of fringed almond-scented purple-white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) yellow-flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America

(... is a kind of flower ) considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Ageratum having opposite leaves and small heads of blue or white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) Asian plant widely grown for its sweetly fragrant pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Centaurea

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Ammobium having yellow flowers and silvery foliage

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) bushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers; in its native region often clothes entire valley sides in a sheet of color

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

(... is a kind of flower ) western Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes

(... is a kind of flower ) valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several plants of the genus Catananche having long-stalked heads of blue or yellow flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) perennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq; cultivated for its fragrant rose-pink flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated

(... is a kind of flower ) rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals

(... is a kind of flower ) South African herb with golden-yellow globose flower heads; naturalized in moist areas along coast of California; cultivated as an ornamental

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Craspedia grown for their downy foliage and globose heads of golden flowers; Australia and New Zealand

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually yellow daisylike flowers and mounds of aromatic foliage

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center

(... is a kind of flower ) hairy South African or Australian subshrub that has daisylike flowers with blue rays

(... is a kind of flower ) softly hairy South African herb having flowers with bright blue rays

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Gazania valued for their showy daisy flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays

(... is a kind of flower ) California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white

(... is a kind of flower ) tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum

(... is a kind of flower ) Texas annual with coarsely pinnatifid leaves; cultivated for its showy radiate yellow flower heads

(... is a kind of flower ) shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) herb of Canary Islands widely cultivated for its blue or purple or red or variegated daisylike flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) herb 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

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones

(... is a kind of flower ) herb having corymbose white-rayed flowers with scaly bracts and silky indehiscent fruits

(... is a kind of flower ) erect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) spring-flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink-purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Tithonia; tall coarse herbs or shrubs of Mexico to Panama having large flower heads resembling sunflowers with yellow disc florets and golden-yellow to orange-scarlet rays

(... is a kind of flower ) dwarf tufted nearly stemless herb having a rosette of woolly leaves and large white-rayed flower heads and bristly achenes; central Canada and United States west to Arizona

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Ursinia grown for their yellow- or orange- or white-rayed flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Xeranthemum native to southern Europe having chaffy or silvery flower heads with purplish tubular flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads

(... is a kind of flower ) biennial of southwestern United States having white stems and toothed leaves that is grown for its large pale yellow flowers that open in early morning

(... is a kind of flower ) annual grown especially for its fragrant golden nocturnal flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a kind of flower ) Mediterranean 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

(... is a kind of flower ) common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Shortia; evergreen perennial herbs with smooth leathery basal leaves and showy white solitary flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Centaurium

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes

(... is a kind of flower ) a showy often-cultivated plant with tawny yellow often purple-spotted flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) half-hardy Mexican herb cultivated for its drooping terminal umbels of showy red-and-white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several plants of the genus Blandfordia having large orange or crimson flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Commelina

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa

(... is a kind of flower ) California perennial herb cultivated for its racemose white flowers with widely spreading petals; sometimes placed in genus Tellima

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias

(... is a kind of flower ) low-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia

(... is a kind of flower ) tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of various plants of the genus Streptocarpus having leaves in a basal rosette and flowers like primroses

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Phacelia

(... is a kind of flower ) a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon

(... is a kind of flower ) any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Gerardia

(... is a kind of flower ) common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Veronica

(... is a kind of flower ) any of several herbs of the genus Browallia cultivated for their blue or violet or white flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous tropical herbs having fluted funnel-shaped flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) any of numerous tropical or subtropical American plants of the genus Verbena grown for their showy spikes of variously colored flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) a plant of the genus Valeriana having lobed or dissected leaves and cymose white or pink flowers

(... is a kind of flower ) European herb with small fragrant crimson or white spurred flowers

Definition 2: reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for flower in the sense of this definition

(flower is a kind of ...) the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction

(... is a kind of flower ) the flower of a chrysanthemum plant

(... is a kind of flower ) a partially opened flower

(... is a kind of flower ) small flower with a flat strap-shaped corolla usually occupying the peripheral rings of a composite flower

(... is a kind of flower ) the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk

(... is a kind of flower ) flower having no petals

(... is a kind of flower ) a diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)

(flower is a part of ...) collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils

(flower is a part of ...) a modified leaf that is part of a flower

(flower is a part of ...) the organ that bears the ovules of a flower

(flower is a part of ...) a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil

(flower is a part of ...) the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma

(flower is a part of ...) the male reproductive organ of a flower

(... is part of flower) plants having seeds in a closed ovary

Definition 3: the period of greatest prosperity or productivity - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for flower in the sense of this definition

(flower is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of flower ) a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak

"it was the golden age of cinema"

Definition 4: produce or yield flowers - [verb of change]

Samples where flower or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cherry tree bloomed

Synonyms for flower in the sense of this definition

(flower is a kind of ...) grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment

"A flower developed on the branch" "The country developed into a mighty superpower" "The embryo develops into a fetus" "This situation has developed over a long time"

(... is a kind of flower ) come into or as if into flower

"These manifestations effloresced in the past"

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