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1. flower

noun. ['ˈflaʊɝ'] a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • simple
  • artifact
  • achromatic color
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flur (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Flower

  • mph
  • underpower
  • superpower
  • overpower
  • empower
  • devour
  • trower
  • scour
  • klauer
  • grauer
  • glower
  • flour
  • clower
  • brower
  • brougher
  • brauer
  • tower
  • tauer
  • sour
  • shower
  • schauer
  • sauer
  • rauer
  • power
  • nauer
  • mauer
  • lauer
  • knauer
  • kauer
  • how're

How do you pronounce flower?

Pronounce flower as flaʊər.

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Sentences with flower


1. Adjective, comparative
To transfer pollen, select a male parent that has a freshly opened flower and pick a flower.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Mark the pollinated flower and wait for the 1/2-inch-long fruit to form at the flower base.

Quotes about flower


1. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

2. Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo

3. Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

2. flame-flower

noun. a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers.

Synonyms

  • kniphofia
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • Kniphofia uvaria
  • genus Kniphofia
  • flame flower
  • tritoma
  • flameflower

3. flame-flower

noun. plant with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil; southwestern United States; Indians once cooked the fleshy roots.

Synonyms

  • narrow-leaved flame flower
  • rock pink
  • spiny talinum
  • Talinum
  • genus Talinum
  • Talinum aurantiacum
  • wildflower
  • Talinum augustissimum
  • flame flower
  • flameflower
  • pigmy talinum
  • Talinum calycinum
  • Talinum brevifolium
  • wild flower
  • Talinum spinescens
  • jewels-of-opar

4. shall-flower

noun. cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes.

Synonyms

  • shellflower
  • ginger
  • genus Alpinia
  • Languas speciosa
  • shell ginger
  • Alpinia Zerumbet
  • Alpinia
  • Alpinia speciosa
  • genus Zerumbet

5. tail-flower

noun. any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anthurium scherzerianum
  • flamingo flower
  • genus Anthurium
  • tailflower
  • anthurium
  • Anthurium andraeanum
  • houseplant

6. swan-flower

noun. any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swan.

Synonyms

  • genus Cycnoches
  • orchid
  • orchidaceous plant
  • swan orchid
  • Cycnoches
  • swan-neck
  • swanneck

7. butter-flower

noun. any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • mountain lily
  • Ranunculus bulbosus
  • common buttercup
  • tall buttercup
  • tall crowfoot
  • kingcup
  • creeping crowfoot
  • Ranunculus repens
  • genus Ranunculus
  • goldcup
  • celery-leaved buttercup
  • Ranunculus acris
  • Ranunculus
  • butterflower
  • buttercup
  • tall field buttercup
  • Ranunculus lyalii
  • Mount Cook lily
  • cursed crowfoot
  • creeping buttercup
  • herbaceous plant
  • meadow buttercup
  • western buttercup
  • crowfoot
  • Ranunculus occidentalis

8. flower

noun. ['ˈflaʊɝ'] reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.

Synonyms

  • chrysanthemum
  • floral leaf
  • perigone
  • stamen
  • chlamys
  • angiosperm
  • reproductive structure
  • apetalous flower
  • ray floret
  • perigonium
  • flowering plant
  • carpel
  • ovary
  • floweret
  • ray flower
  • pistil
  • floral envelope
  • blossom
  • perianth
  • bud
  • inflorescence
  • floret

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flur (Anglo-Norman)

9. flower

verb. ['ˈflaʊɝ'] produce or yield flowers.

Synonyms

  • burst forth
  • bloom
  • develop
  • effloresce

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • fall
  • minimum
  • maximum

Etymology

  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flur (Anglo-Norman)

10. flower

noun. ['ˈflaʊɝ'] the period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

Synonyms

  • flush
  • bloom
  • peak
  • golden age
  • prime
  • heyday
  • efflorescence
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • end
  • nondevelopment
  • poor

Etymology

  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flur (Anglo-Norman)
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