flower

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flower is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
flower

Plural
flowers

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Picture dictionary
flowerflower
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Legend:
1= style 2= ovary 3= receptaculum
4= stamen 5= petal 6= stigma
7= pistil 8= sepal 9= pedicel

Some flowers:

daffodil
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daffodil
dahlia
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dahlia
lily
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lily
oleander
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oleander
rose
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rose
tulip
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tulip
  1. (countable) A flower is part of a plant. Flowers are often very pretty. Plants make them so that they can make new seeds.
    The flower of the plant is starting to wilt.
  2. (uncountable) The best something can be.
    She was in the flower of her life.
  3. (usually with in) When something starts to bloom.
    Cherry blossoms are in flower this week.
  4. (countable) A plant that has flowers.
    The rose is my favorite flower.


Verb[change]

Plain form
flower

Third-person singular
flowers

Past tense
flowered

Past participle
flowered

Present participle
flowering

  1. (intransitive) When something flowers, it starts to bloom.
    Cherry blossoms are going to flower this week.