Noun flower has 3 senses
  1. flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
    --1 is a kind of
    angiosperm, flowering plant
    --1 has particulars:
     bloomer; peony, paeony; lesser celandine, pilewort, Ranunculus ficaria; pheasant's-eye, Adonis annua; anemone, windflower; rue anemone, Anemonella thalictroides; columbine, aquilegia, aquilege; rocket larkspur, Consolida ambigua, Delphinium ajacis; delphinium; nigella; spathiphyllum, peace lily, spathe flower; calla lily, calla, arum lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica; sandwort; pink, garden pink; baby's breath, babies'-breath, Gypsophila paniculata; lychnis, catchfly; sandwort, Moehringia lateriflora; sandwort, Moehringia mucosa; soapwort, hedge pink, bouncing Bet, bouncing Bess, Saponaria officinalis; silene, campion, catchfly; cowherb, cow cockle, Vaccaria hispanica, Vaccaria pyramidata, Saponaria vaccaria; fig marigold, pebble plant; globe amaranth, bachelor's button, Gomphrena globosa; scarlet musk flower, Nyctaginia capitata; umbrellawort; four o'clock; portulaca; Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia caroliniana; spring beauty, Clatonia lanceolata; Virginia spring beauty, Claytonia virginica; wallflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri; prairie rocket; wallflower; prairie rocket; western wall flower, Erysimum asperum, Cheiranthus asperus, Erysimum arkansanum; heliophila; damask violet, Dame's violet, sweet rocket, Hesperis matronalis; candytuft; sweet alyssum, sweet alison, Lobularia maritima; Malcolm stock, stock; Virginian stock, Virginia stock, Malcolmia maritima; stock, gillyflower; schizopetalon, Schizopetalon walkeri; poppy; corydalis; horn poppy, horned poppy, yellow horned poppy, sea poppy, Glaucium flavum; composite, composite plant; ageratum; sweet sultan, Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata; ammobium; African daisy; blue-eyed African daisy, Arctotis stoechadifolia, Arctotis venusta; aster; daisy; Swan River daisy, Brachycome Iberidifolia; calendula; China aster, Callistephus chinensis; catananche; cornflower, bachelor's button, bluebottle, Centaurea cyanus; sweet sultan, Centaurea imperialis; chrysanthemum; mistflower, mist-flower, ageratum, Conoclinium coelestinum, Eupatorium coelestinum; cosmos, cosmea; brass buttons, Cotula coronopifolia; billy buttons; dahlia, Dahlia pinnata; cape marigold, sun marigold, star of the veldt; coneflower; blue daisy, blue marguerite, Felicia amelloides; kingfisher daisy, Felicia bergeriana; cotton rose, cudweed, filago; gazania; African daisy; sunflower, helianthus; tidytips, tidy tips, Layia platyglossa; oxeye daisy, ox-eyed daisy, marguerite, moon daisy, white daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum; Texas star, Lindheimera texana; African daisy, yellow ageratum, Lonas inodora, Lonas annua; cineraria, Pericallis cruenta, Senecio cruentus; florest's cineraria, Pericallis hybrida; coneflower; white-topped aster; stokes' aster, cornflower aster, Stokesia laevis; marigold; painted daisy, pyrethrum, Tanacetum coccineum, Chrysanthemum coccineum; Mexican sunflower, tithonia; Easter daisy, stemless daisy, Townsendia Exscapa; ursinia; xeranthemum; zinnia, old maid, old maid flower; blazing star, Mentzelia livicaulis, Mentzelia laevicaulis; bartonia, Mentzelia lindleyi; orchid, orchidaceous plant; cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascens; sowbread, Cyclamen hederifolium, Cyclamen neopolitanum; shortia; centaury; gentian; begonia; wandflower, Sparaxis tricolor; coral drops, Bessera elegans; Christmas bells; bellwort, merry bells, wild oats; tuberose, Polianthes tuberosa; commelina; scabious, scabiosa; woodland star, Lithophragma affine, Lithophragma affinis, Tellima affinis; achimenes, hot water plant; lace-flower vine, Alsobia dianthiflora, Episcia dianthiflora; African violet, Saintpaulia ionantha; streptocarpus; scorpionweed, scorpion weed, phacelia; snapdragon; calceolaria, slipperwort; gerardia; toadflax, butter-and-eggs, wild snapdragon, devil's flax, Linaria vulgaris; veronica, speedwell; bush violet, browallia; petunia; butterfly flower, poor man's orchid, schizanthus; verbena, vervain; valerian; red valerian, French honeysuckle, Centranthus ruber
    Derived form: verb flower1
  2. flower, bloom, blossom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
    --2 is a kind of reproductive structure
    --2 is a part of angiosperm, flowering plant
    --2 has parts:
     stamen; pistil; carpel; ovary; floral leaf; perianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigonium
    --2 has particulars:
     floret; apetalous flower; inflorescence; ray flower, ray floret; bud; chrysanthemum
    Derived form: verb flower1
  3. flower, prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence, flush - the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    --3 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
    --3 has particulars: golden age
,Verb flower has 1 sense
  1. bloom, blossom, flower - produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
    --1 is one way to develop
    Derived forms: noun flower1, noun flower2, noun flowering1
    Sample sentence:
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