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flower

flow·er

flower

 
 
pronunciation:
flaU r
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the part of a plant that makes fruit or seeds. Flowers often have a pleasant smell and color.
He has many beautiful flowers growing in his garden.
 
similar words:
blossom
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: flowered, flowering, flowers
definition: to produce flowers.
Cherry trees flower every spring.
similar words:
blossom
derivation: flowerlike (adj.)
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broader category that includes flowers
container for flowers
conventionally associated with flowers
eats flowers
have flowers
produces flowers
qualities of some flowers
some activities of flowers
some categories of flowers
some examples of flowers
some kinds of flowers
some parts of flowers
some people associated with flowers
some places for growing flowers
some things made from flowers
study of flowers
things that affect the growth of flowers