part of speech: noun

definition 1: the part of a plant that has petals and that makes fruit or seeds; blossom. Flowers often have a pleasant smell.

  • Her hobby is arranging flowers.

definition 2: a plant that puts forth blossoms and that is grown for its beauty.

  • Has anyone watered the flowers lately?


part of speech: verb

inflections: flowers, flowering, flowered

definition: to blossom or produce flowers; bloom.

  • Cherry trees flower every spring.

derivation: flowerlike (adj.)