A small or reduced flower, especially one in a spikelet of a grass or sedge or in a flower head of a plant of the composite family.
A small swelling on a branch or stem, containing an undeveloped shoot, leaf, or flower. Some species have mixed buds containing two of these structures, or even all three. &diamf3; Terminal buds occur at the end of a stem, twig, or branch. &diamf3; Axillary buds, also known as lateral buds , occur in the axils of leaves (in the upper angle of where the leaf grows from the stem). &diamf3; Accessory buds often occur clustered around terminal buds or above and on either side of axillary buds. Accessory buds are usually smaller than terminal and axillary buds.
(Figuratively) A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
Bearing flowers; blooming abundantly
A small, flowering plant (Leontopodium alpinum) of the composite family, native to the high mountains of Europe and central Asia, esp. the Alps, with leaves and petal-like bracts that are white and woolly
The foremost or leading position:
A flower cluster on a common axis
Thrive means to grow strong and healthy.
A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm.
A corm, tuber, or tuberous root resembling a bulb, as in a crocus, dahlia, or cyclamen
A bunch of flowers; small bouquet, esp. for carrying in the hand
To clear of contents by forcing air through.
(Physics) The highest value attained by a varying quantity:
A period of success or achievement
Die is defined as to stop living, existing or fade away.
Any of a genus (Calendula) of plants of the composite family, with yellow or orange flowers, esp. the pot marigold
The definition of a panicle is a cluster of flowers on a branch.
Any plant used as a medicine, seasoning, or flavoring: mint, thyme, basil, and sage are herbs
The definition of a vine is a plant with long stems that grow along the ground or climb a support structure.
The particles of solid matter that settle at the bottom in a liquid; lees
Birth; condition; rank by birth.
(US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
(Archaic) A brief verse or sentimental phrase, especially one inscribed on a ring.
The definition of a spike is a piece of something that is thick and long with a pointed and sharp end, usually made of metal.
An indeterminate inflorescence in which each flower grows on its own stalk from a common stem. The lily of the valley and snapdragon have racemes.
A usually herbaceous flowering plant that is not a cultivated variety, especially one that has conspicuous flowers and is found in a natural environment.
A perennial plant, such as the English daisy, cultivated as a biennial.
A plant valued for its bloom
High-sounding but with little meaning.
Of, having the nature of, or characterized by euphuism
Bearing showy or profuse flowers
Raised or expanded to abnormal levels:
The definition of rhapsodic is like the passion or enthusiasm of a rhapsody.
Permanently attached or fixed; not free-moving:
Any of a division (Magnoliophyta) of flowering plants having seeds produced within a closed pod or ovary, including monocotyledons and dicotyledons
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional.
A bunch of cut flowers
A drooping, deciduous, scaly spike of unisexual flowers without petals, as on poplars, walnuts, and birches; ament
The bodice or waist of a dress.
A plant valued for its bloom
(Obs.) A sunflower or other plant whose flowers turn to face the sun
The cultivation of a garden.
(Nautical) An iron fitting by which a lower yard is secured to a mast.
An organism that is the offspring of two parents that differ in one or more inheritable characteristics, especially the offspring of two different varieties of the same species or the offspring of two parents belonging to different species. In agriculture and animal husbandry, hybrids of different varieties and species are bred in order to combine the favorable characteristics of the parents. Hybrids often display hybrid vigor . The mule, which is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse, is an example of a hybrid. It is strong for its size and has better endurance and a longer useful lifespan than its parents. However, mules are sterile, as are many animals that are hybrids between two species.
(Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
Something that is worst.
To have its edges become joined together
To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.
To become less distinct; lose color, brilliance, etc.
A rush of strong feeling:
(--- R.C.Ch.) A part of the Divine Office orig. assigned to the first hour of daylight (in the Liturgy of the Hours, both Lauds and Prime have been replaced by Morning Prayer)
Something that is best
The superlative or most preferable part of something
A size of type on a typewriter, equal to 12 characters per linear inch.
Something offered or given to the winner of a contest
(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
Aristocracy is defined as a ruling class made up of people with royal blood, or is a government of collected people who are thought to be exceptional in some way, and therefore the most qualified to rule.
Descent from nobility
Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
High station or rank in society, esp. when accompanied by a title
A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
Alternative form of who's who.
To become covered with a powdery deposit.
To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive:
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
The time of greatest health, vigor, success, prosperity, etc.; prime
A European rose (Rosa eglanteria) with hooked spines, sweet-scented leaves, and usually pink flowers; sweetbrier: naturalized in W U.S.
The cherry-like fruit of such plants, certain of which are edible.
Lycopodium clavatum and Lycopodiella alopecuroides, foxtail clubmosses.
Any of numerous plants of the genus Ranunculus, having yellow or white usually five-petaled flowers, and including the buttercups and the crowfoots.
The fruit of this shrub.
Any of a genus (Trillium) of perennial plants of the lily family, having an erect stem that bears a whorl of three leaves and a single flower with three green sepals and three petals that change color as they mature
Any of several similar plants, such as the lemon verbena.
(UK) The green woodpecker, Picus viridis.
A period of photographing, filming, or recording electronically, esp. away from the studio
A plant valued for its bloom
Something, such as a decorative motif, that resembles such a branch.
To become open
Fruit is defined as the positive result of something done.
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
To draw back; turn away; cower, as from fear
(Mathematics) The surface generated by a straight line, the generator, passing through a fixed point, the vertex, and moving along a fixed curve, the directrix.
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