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A flower or cluster of flowers.
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  1. A flower or cluster of flowers.
  2. A flower or bloom, esp. of a fruit-bearing plant
  3. The condition or time of flowering:
The stage or condition of having buds:
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  1. The stage or condition of having buds:
  2. A small swelling or projection on a plant, from which a shoot, cluster of leaves, or flower develops
  3. 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.
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.
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  1. 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.
  2. Any of the individual flowers making up the head of a plant of the composite family
  3. Any of the tight, branched clusters of flower buds that together form a head of cauliflower or broccoli.
To cause to shine, as a light.
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  1. To cause to shine, as a light.
  2. To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).
  3. (US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
A flower or bunch of flowers; a bouquet.
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  1. A flower or bunch of flowers; a bouquet.
  2. (Archaic) A line of poetry or motto inscribed inside a ring, etc.
  3. (Archaic) A brief verse or sentimental phrase, especially one inscribed on a ring.
Any of various chrysanthemums, dahlias, etc. with small, round flower heads
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  1. Any of various chrysanthemums, dahlias, etc. with small, round flower heads
  2. A bundle of yarn, string, ribbon, etc. tied in the middle and left loose at the ends, so as to form a puff or ball, as for decoration or a showy prop for cheerleading.
  3. The flower head
(Botany) A state or time of flowering.
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  1. (Botany) A state or time of flowering.
  2. The powder or crust thus formed
  3. A whitish, powdery deposit on the surface of rocks or soil in dry regions. It is formed as mineral-rich water rises to the surface through capillary action and then evaporates. Efflorescence usually consists of gypsum, salt, or calcite.
An elongated indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are attached directly to a common stem, rather than borne on individual stalks arising from the stem. The gladiolus produces spikes. The distinctive spikes of grasses such as wheat or barley are known as spikelets.
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  1. An elongated indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are attached directly to a common stem, rather than borne on individual stalks arising from the stem. The gladiolus produces spikes. The distinctive spikes of grasses such as wheat or barley are known as spikelets.
  2. A sharp-pointed projection along the top of a fence or wall.
  3. (Botany) A usually elongated, unbranched inflorescence with stalkless flowers arranged along an axis.
A jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
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  1. A jet of fine liquid particles, or mist, as from an atomizer or spray gun
  2. A small branch or sprig of a tree or plant, with leaves, berries, flowers, etc.
  3. A moving mass of particles or projectiles:
(Linguistics) Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
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  1. (Linguistics) Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
  2. A group of academic courses in a related area.
  3. A number of things of the same sort gathered together or growing together; bunch
The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
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  1. The seat of the faculty of reason; intelligence, intellect, or mind:
  2. The working end of a tool or implement:
  3. (Botany) A flower head.
A loosely branched inflorescence, especially a branching raceme.
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  1. A loosely branched inflorescence, especially a branching raceme.
  2. A branched indeterminate inflorescence in which the branches are racemes, so that each flower has its own stalk (called a pedicel) attached to the branch. Oats and sorghum have panicles.
  3. A loose, irregularly branched, indeterminate flower cluster; compound raceme
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.
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  1. 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.
  2. An inflorescence having stalked flowers arranged singly along an elongated unbranched axis, with the flowers at the bottom opening first.
  3. An unbranched flower cluster, consisting of a single central stem or rachis, along which individual flowers grow on small stalks at intervals, blooming from the base toward the apex, as in the lily of the valley
  1. Floret
  2. A floret, or small or component flower
A narrow, swift, or turbulent section of a stream.
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  1. A narrow, swift, or turbulent section of a stream.
  2. A round of shots in a shooting contest
  3. A body of ore in a vein, usually elongated and vertical or steeply inclined
The arrangement of flowers on a stem or axis
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  1. The arrangement of flowers on a stem or axis
  2. A cluster of flowers arranged in a characteristic way on a stem.
  3. A group of flowers growing from a common stem, often in a characteristic arrangement.
A three-dimensional surface or solid object in which the base is a circle and upper surface narrows to form a point. The surface of a cone is formed mathematically by moving a line that passes through a fixed point (the vertex) along a circle.
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  1. A three-dimensional surface or solid object in which the base is a circle and upper surface narrows to form a point. The surface of a cone is formed mathematically by moving a line that passes through a fixed point (the vertex) along a circle.
  2. A flat-based, single-pointed solid formed by a rotating straight line that traces out a closed-curved base from a fixed vertex point that is not in the same plane as the base; esp., one (right circular cone) formed by tracing a circle from a vertex perpendicular to the center of the base (also formed by rotating a right triangle 360° with either leg as the axis, or by rotating an isosceles triangle 360° with the altitude as the axis)
  3. (Botany) A unisexual reproductive structure of most gymnospermous plants, such as conifers and cycads, typically consisting of a central axis around which there are scaly, overlapping, spirally arranged sporophylls that bear either pollen-containing structures or ovules.
Plural form of petal
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A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm.
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  1. A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm.
A usually herbaceous flowering plant that is not a cultivated variety, especially one that has conspicuous flowers and is found in a natural environment.
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  1. A usually herbaceous flowering plant that is not a cultivated variety, especially one that has conspicuous flowers and is found in a natural environment.
  2. A flower from such a plant.
  3. Any flowering plant growing wild in fields, woods, etc.
Any seed plant whose stem withers away to the ground after each season's growth, as distinguished from a tree or shrub whose woody stem lives from year to year
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  1. Any seed plant whose stem withers away to the ground after each season's growth, as distinguished from a tree or shrub whose woody stem lives from year to year
  2. A flowering plant whose stem does not produce woody tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season. Both grasses and forbs are herbs.
  3. Any of various often aromatic plants used especially in medicine or as seasoning.
A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
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  1. A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
  2. Grapevines considered as a group:
  3. The stem of such a plant.
A book, magazine, or report published once a year
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  1. A book, magazine, or report published once a year
  2. (Botany) A plant that completes its entire life cycle in a single growing season.
  3. An annual plant. Annuals germinate, blossom, produce seed, and die in one growing season. They are common in environments with short growing seasons. Most desert plants are annuals, germinating and flowering after rainfall. Many common weeds, wild flowers, garden flowers, and vegetables are annuals. Examples of annuals include tomatoes, corn, wheat, sunflowers, petunias, and zinnias.
A person or thing that is present continuously or reappears regularly
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  1. A person or thing that is present continuously or reappears regularly
  2. (Botany) A perennial plant.
  3. A perennial plant. Herbaceous perennials survive winter and drought as underground roots, rhizomes, bulbs, corms, or tubers. Woody perennials, including vines, shrubs, and trees, usually stop growing during winter and drought. Asters, irises, tulips, and peonies are familiar garden perennials.
A biennial event or occurrence
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  1. A biennial event or occurrence
  2. A perennial plant, such as the English daisy, cultivated as a biennial.
  3. (Botany) A plant that normally requires two seasons to complete its life cycle, growing usually as a rosette in the first season and producing flowers and fruits and then dying in the second season.
A plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes.
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  1. A plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes.
  2. A variety of plant that is especially suited to such cultivation, or that is frequently grown in such settings.
  3. A plant that is grown indoors, primarily for decoration
A corm, tuber, or tuberous root resembling a bulb, as in a crocus, dahlia, or cyclamen
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  1. A corm, tuber, or tuberous root resembling a bulb, as in a crocus, dahlia, or cyclamen
  2. (Botany) A short, modified, underground stem surrounded by usually fleshy modified leaves that contain stored food for the shoot within:
  3. Any plant that grows from a bulb
To part the lids or lips of:
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  1. To part the lids or lips of:
  2. To become open
  3. To remove the wrapping from:
To develop; flourish:
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  1. To develop; flourish:
  2. To come into flower; bloom.
  3. To have or open into blossoms; bloom
To blossom
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  1. To blossom
  2. To bloom or cause to bloom.
The condition of being in flower:
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  1. The condition of being in flower:
  2. A flower; blossom
  3. Flowers collectively, as of a plant
The condition or time of flowering:
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  1. The condition or time of flowering:
  2. A flower or cluster of flowers.
  3. A flower or bloom, esp. of a fruit-bearing plant
Any of the tight, branched clusters of flower buds that together form a head of cauliflower or broccoli.
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  1. Any of the tight, branched clusters of flower buds that together form a head of cauliflower or broccoli.
  2. 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.
  3. Any of the individual flowers making up the head of a plant of the composite family
A waxy or powdery whitish to bluish coating on the surface of certain plant parts, as on cabbage leaves or on a plum or grape.
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  1. A waxy or powdery whitish to bluish coating on the surface of certain plant parts, as on cabbage leaves or on a plum or grape.
  2. The condition of being in flower:
  3. A condition or time of vigor and beauty; prime:
A flower or bloom, esp. of a fruit-bearing plant
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  1. A flower or bloom, esp. of a fruit-bearing plant
  2. A condition or period of maximum development.
  3. The condition or time of flowering:
A whitish, powdery deposit on the surface of rocks or soil in dry regions. It is formed as mineral-rich water rises to the surface through capillary action and then evaporates. Efflorescence usually consists of gypsum, salt, or calcite.
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  1. A whitish, powdery deposit on the surface of rocks or soil in dry regions. It is formed as mineral-rich water rises to the surface through capillary action and then evaporates. Efflorescence usually consists of gypsum, salt, or calcite.
  2. The powder or crust thus formed
  3. (Botany) A state or time of flowering.
A condition or period of great vigor.
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  1. A condition or period of great vigor.
  2. The time, or the condition of budding or flowering
  3. The act, condition, or period of blooming
A group of birds that have suddenly started up from undergrowth, trees etc.
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  1. A group of birds that have suddenly started up from undergrowth, trees etc.
  2. A hand in which all the cards are of the same suit but not in numerical sequence, ranked above a straight and below a full house in poker.
  3. A sudden, vigorous growth
The period of best performance or peak activity:
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  1. The period of best performance or peak activity:
  2. The prime rate.
  3. The period of greatest physical and mental robustness:
One's finest clothes
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  1. One's finest clothes
  2. The thing, condition, circumstance, action, etc. that is most excellent, most suitable, etc.
  3. The optimum condition or quality:
One that is chosen:
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  1. One that is chosen:
  2. The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
  3. The best or most preferable part
The oily, yellowish part of milk, which rises to the top and which may be separated: commercial cream contains 18% or more butterfat
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  1. The oily, yellowish part of milk, which rises to the top and which may be separated: commercial cream contains 18% or more butterfat
  2. Any of various substances resembling or containing cream:
  3. The best or finest part
A size of type for typewriters, measuring twelve characters to the linear inch
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  1. A size of type for typewriters, measuring twelve characters to the linear inch
  2. A group or class of persons considered to be superior to others because of their intelligence, social standing, or wealth:
  3. The best or most skilled members of a group:
The person or thing chosen; choice
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  1. The person or thing chosen; choice
  2. Something selected as the most desirable; the best or choicest part:
  3. The best or most desirable one or ones
(Chiefly Southern US) Something used as a lever or for prying.
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  1. (Chiefly Southern US) Something used as a lever or for prying.
  2. Something worth striving for; a highly desirable possession.
  3. Something seized by force or taken as booty, especially an enemy ship and its cargo captured at sea during wartime.
A toy having one end tapered to a point, allowing it to be spun, as by suddenly pulling a string wound around it.
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  1. A toy having one end tapered to a point, allowing it to be spun, as by suddenly pulling a string wound around it.
  2. The best part.
  3. (Slang) Something or someone that is preeminent in quality, ability, popularity, etc.; the very best
A group or class considered superior to others.
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  1. A group or class considered superior to others.
  2. Government by a privileged minority or upper class, usually of inherited wealth and social position
  3. Aristocratic quality or spirit
Noble or aristocratic descent.
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  1. Noble or aristocratic descent.
  2. A person of such descent; aristocrat
  3. Descent from nobility
A size of type for typewriters, measuring twelve characters to the linear inch
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  1. A size of type for typewriters, measuring twelve characters to the linear inch
  2. The group or part of a group selected or regarded as the finest, best, most distinguished, most powerful, etc.
  3. A group or class of persons considered to be superior to others because of their intelligence, social standing, or wealth:
Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
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  1. Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being elegant, genteel, having good breeding, or being socially superior.
  3. The quality of being well-mannered; refinement.
(Obs.) Rank resulting from birth; esp., high rank
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  1. (Obs.) Rank resulting from birth; esp., high rank
  2. The class of English landowners ranking just below the nobility.
  3. People of gentle birth, good breeding, or high social position.
High station or rank in society, esp. when accompanied by a title
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  1. High station or rank in society, esp. when accompanied by a title
  2. The state or quality of being exalted in character.
  3. (Uncountable) The quality of being noble.
The rank, position, or term of office of a patrician.
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  1. The rank, position, or term of office of a patrician.
  2. The rank of a patrician
  3. The rank or position of a patrician
High social position:
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  1. High social position:
  2. Those in a high social position:
  3. Superiority of kind:
Companionship; company:
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  1. Companionship; company:
  2. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
  3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
Those people at the top of a social hierarchy
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  1. Those people at the top of a social hierarchy
  2. The social class above the middle class; rich, socially prominent, or aristocratic class
  3. The highest socioeconomic class in a society.
Alternative form of who's who.
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  1. Alternative form of who's who.
  2. The most important people or the elite, as of a certain profession
  3. A book or list of short biographies of prominent persons of a certain place, profession, etc.
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  1. (Informal) upper class
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see upper,"Ž crust. The topmost layer of a bread, pastry dish, or other item with a hardened coating.
  3. (Idiomatic, informal, usually with the) The social elite, the highest social class.
(Archaic) To cause to bloom, flower, or flourish
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  1. (Archaic) To cause to bloom, flower, or flourish
  2. (Intransitive) Of a plant, to produce blooms; to open its blooms.
  3. To support plant life in abundance:
To begin to thrive or flourish; develop
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  1. To begin to thrive or flourish; develop
  2. To develop; flourish:
  3. To come into flower; bloom.
To bloom or cause to bloom.
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  1. To bloom or cause to bloom.
  2. To blossom
To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
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  1. To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
  2. To grow or develop rapidly; expand; proliferate; flourish
  3. To begin to grow or blossom.
To develop a powdery crust as a result of evaporation or chemical change
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  1. To develop a powdery crust as a result of evaporation or chemical change
  2. To blossom out; flower; bloom
  3. To blossom; bloom.
To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive:
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  1. To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive:
  2. (Now Rare) To write in an ornamental style
  3. To grow vigorously; succeed; thrive; prosper
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