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Definizione monolingua e traduzione flower



Inglese grammatica

flower


Verb

flower (third-person singular simple present flowers, present participle flowering, simple past and past participle flowered)


  1. To put forth blooms.
  2. To reach a state of full development or great achievement.
Noun

flower (plural flowers)


  1. A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction.
  2. (botany) A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), typically including sepals, petals, stamens, and ovaries; often conspicuously colourful.
    • 1597, De Campo, Don Richardo de Medico The Trimming of Thomas Nashe Gentleman
      How frail a flower thou doſt ſo highly a prize:/Beautys the flower, but love the flower-pot/That muſt preſerve it, els it quickly dyes.
    • 1894, H. G. Wells, The Flowering of the Strange Orchid
      You know, Darwin studied their fertilisation, and showed that the whole structure of an ordinary orchid flower was contrived in order that moths might carry the pollen from plant to plant.
  3. A plant that bears flowers, especially a plant that is small and lacks wood.
    We transplanted the flowers to a larger pot.
  4. (usually with in) Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
    The dogwoods are in flower this week.
  5. (euphemistic, hypocoristic) The vulva, especially the labia majora.
    • 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Part 2
      that my virgin flower was yet uncropd, never enterd into his head, and he would have thought it idling with time and words to have questiond me upon it
  6. (idiomatic) The best examples or representatives of a group.
    We selected the flower of the applicants.
  7. The best state of things; the prime.
    She was in the flower of her life.
Traduzione italiano fiore |fiorire |fioritura |mazzo |sbocciare |


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