Wordlist: Flowers

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flower
 
a plant, typically including sepals, petals, stamens, and ovaries, often conspicuously colourful
 
bouquet
 
a bunch of flowers
 
blossom
 
the state or season of producing flowers
 
bud
 
a newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded
 
stem
 
the above-ground stalk of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms
 
rose
 
a shrub of the genus Rosa, with red, pink, white or yellow flowers
 
daffodil
 
a bulbous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona; the national flower of Wales
 
sunflower
 
any plant of the genus Helianthus, so called probably from the form and colour of its floral head, having the form of a large disk surrounded by yellow ray flowers
 
lily
 
a herbaceous flowering plant that is a leafy stemmed herb, forming naked or tunic-less scaly underground bulbs from which they overwinter
 
lily of the valley
 
a flowering plant with richly fragrant pendant bells
 
dandelion
 
any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised by yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves
 
buttercup
 
any of many herbs of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers, that usually flower in April or May, but their flowers may be found throughout the summer
 
daisy
 
a small, wild flowering plant with a yellow head and white petals
 
marguerite
 
a perennial prostrate herb with small flower head that consists of about 20 white ray flowers and numerous yellow disc flowers, growing on the end of the stem
 
thistle
 
any of several perennial composite plants, having prickly leaves and showy flower heads with prickly bracts
 
carnation
 
a type of Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its flowers, growing to 80 cm tall with glaucous greyish green to blue-green leaves
 
poppy
 
any plant of the species Papaver, with 4 to 6 crumpled, often red petals and a milky juice
 
tulip
 
colourful and attractive cup shaped flowers that typically have three petals and three sepals that are nearly identical
 
fuchsia
 
a popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia that has shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers
 
orchid
 
a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours
 
cactus
 
any succulent plant with a thick fleshy stem bearing spines but no leaves, including euphorbs
 
 
  • flower
    • flower, flowers[ˈflaʊə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a plant, typically including sepals, petals, stamens, and ovaries, often conspicuously colourful
    • Example:
      • He brought some flowers when he visited her.
      • Homophone(s):
        flour
  • bouquet
    • bouquet, bouquets[bō'keɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bunch of flowers
    • Example:
      • For my birthday I received two bouquets.
    • blossom, blossoms[blɒsəm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the state or season of producing flowers
    • Example:
      • The tree has blossoms early this year.
  • bud
    • bud, buds[bʌd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded
    • Example:
      • After a long, cold winter, the trees finally began to produce buds.
  • stem
    • stem, stems[stɛm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the above-ground stalk of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms
    • Example:
      • Don't cut the stem!
  • rose
    • rose, roses[rəʊz](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a shrub of the genus Rosa, with red, pink, white or yellow flowers
    • Example:
      • Many red roses are usually sold on Valentine's Day.
  • daffodil
    • daffodil, daffodils[ˈdæfəˌdɪl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bulbous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona; the national flower of Wales
    • Example:
      • I love it when the first daffodils come in the spring.
  • sunflower
    • sunflower, sunflowers[ˈsʌnˌflawər](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any plant of the genus Helianthus, so called probably from the form and colour of its floral head, having the form of a large disk surrounded by yellow ray flowers
    • Example:
      • Sunflowers are Julia's favourite flowers.
  • lily
    • lily, lilies[ˈlɪli](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a herbaceous flowering plant that is a leafy stemmed herb, forming naked or tunic-less scaly underground bulbs from which they overwinter
    • Example:
      • Dried Lily flower buds called 'Gum Jum' are often used with mushrooms and other ingredients in Chinese cooking.
  • lily of the valley
    • lily of the valley, lilies of the valley(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flowering plant with richly fragrant pendant bells
    • Example:
      • Joan wants to have lilies of the valley in her garden this year.
  • dandelion
    • dandelion, dandelions[ˈdæn.dɪ.laɪən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised by yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves
    • Example:
      • You can feed the rabbit some dandelion.
  • buttercup
    • buttercup, buttercups[ˈbʌt.ə.kʌp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of many herbs of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers, that usually flower in April or May, but their flowers may be found throughout the summer
    • Example:
      • Buttercups are poisonous when eaten fresh by cattle, horses and other livestock.
  • daisy
    • daisy, daisies[ˈdeɪ.zi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small, wild flowering plant with a yellow head and white petals
    • Example:
      • The girls made themselves bracelets out of the many daisies.
  • marguerite
    • marguerite, marguerites[oxeye daisy](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a perennial prostrate herb with small flower head that consists of about 20 white ray flowers and numerous yellow disc flowers, growing on the end of the stem
    • Example:
      • The marguerite is a typical meadow flower.
  • thistle
    • thistle, thistles[θɪsəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of several perennial composite plants, having prickly leaves and showy flower heads with prickly bracts
    • Example:
      • In the language of flowers, the thistle is an ancient Celtic symbol of nobility of character as well as of birth.
  • carnation
    • carnation, carnations[kɑːˈneɪ.ʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a type of Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its flowers, growing to 80 cm tall with glaucous greyish green to blue-green leaves
    • Example:
      • For the most part, carnations express love, fascination and distinction.
  • poppy
    • poppy, poppies[ˈpɒpɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any plant of the species Papaver, with 4 to 6 crumpled, often red petals and a milky juice
    • Example:
      • The pollen of the oriental poppy is dark blue.
  • tulip
    • tulip, tulips[ˈtyooləp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • colourful and attractive cup shaped flowers that typically have three petals and three sepals that are nearly identical
    • Example:
      • Tulips can even grow in the cold and snowy winter.
  • fuchsia
    • fuchsia, fuchsias[ˈfjuːʃə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia that has shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers
    • Example:
      • There are about 100–110 species of Fuchsia.
  • orchid
    • orchid, orchids[ˈɔrkɪd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours
    • Example:
      • White orchids are beautiful to look at.
  • cactus
    • cactus, cactuses[ˈkæktʊs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any succulent plant with a thick fleshy stem bearing spines but no leaves, including euphorbs
    • Example:
      • Better not touch the cactus!
 

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flower
bouquet
blossom
bud
stem
rose
daffodil
sunflower
lily
dandelion
buttercup
daisy
marguerite
thistle
carnation
poppy
tulip
fuchsia
orchid
cactus
 
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        thistle
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        stem
        stem
        bud
        bud
        cactus
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        marguerite
        marguerite
        orchid
        orchid
        rose
        rose
        sunflower
        sunflower
        bouquet
        bouquet
        daffodil
        daffodil
        buttercup
        buttercup
        dandelion
        dandelion
        fuchsia
        fuchsia
        carnation
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        daisy
        a small, wild flowering plant with a yellow head and white petals
        lily
        a herbaceous flowering plant that is a leafy stemmed herb, forming naked or tunic-less scaly underground bulbs from which they overwinter
        bud
        a newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded
        lily of the valley
        a flowering plant with richly fragrant pendant bells
        poppy
        any plant of the species Papaver, with 4 to 6 crumpled, often red petals and a milky juice
        cactus
        any succulent plant with a thick fleshy stem bearing spines but no leaves, including euphorbs
        thistle
        any of several perennial composite plants, having prickly leaves and showy flower heads with prickly bracts
        orchid
        a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours
        tulip
        colourful and attractive cup shaped flowers that typically have three petals and three sepals that are nearly identical
        sunflower
        any plant of the genus Helianthus, so called probably from the form and colour of its floral head, having the form of a large disk surrounded by yellow ray flowers
        stem
        the above-ground stalk of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms
        bouquet
        a bunch of flowers
        marguerite
        a perennial prostrate herb with small flower head that consists of about 20 white ray flowers and numerous yellow disc flowers, growing on the end of the stem
        buttercup
        any of many herbs of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers, that usually flower in April or May, but their flowers may be found throughout the summer
        blossom
        the state or season of producing flowers
         
         
         

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        lily
        a herbaceous flowering plant that is a leafy stemmed herb, forming naked or tunic-less scaly underground bulbs from which they overwinter
        fuchsia
        a popular garden plant, of the genus Fuchsia that has shrubs with red, pink or purple flowers
        daisy
        a small, wild flowering plant with a yellow head and white petals
        orchid
        a plant of the orchid family, bearing unusually-shaped flowers of beautiful colours
        sunflower
        any plant of the genus Helianthus, so called probably from the form and colour of its floral head, having the form of a large disk surrounded by yellow ray flowers
        dandelion
        any of the several species of plant in the genus Taraxacum, characterised by yellow flower heads and notched, broad-ended leaves
        stem
        the above-ground stalk of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms
        flower
        a plant, typically including sepals, petals, stamens, and ovaries, often conspicuously colourful
        buttercup
        any of many herbs of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow flowers, that usually flower in April or May, but their flowers may be found throughout the summer
        bouquet
        a bunch of flowers
        thistle
        any of several perennial composite plants, having prickly leaves and showy flower heads with prickly bracts
        marguerite
        a perennial prostrate herb with small flower head that consists of about 20 white ray flowers and numerous yellow disc flowers, growing on the end of the stem
        lily of the valley
        a flowering plant with richly fragrant pendant bells
        poppy
        any plant of the species Papaver, with 4 to 6 crumpled, often red petals and a milky juice
         
         
         
         

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