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[flou-er-it] /ˈflaʊ ər ɪt/
a small flower; floret.
Origin of floweret
1350-1400; Middle English, variant of floret Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On the fringed marge Full many a floweret rears its head,—or pink, Or gaudy daffodil.

  • It is like a floweret which exhales its best perfume at the kiss of the first ray of the sun.

    A Hero of Our Time M. Y. Lermontov
  • We found a new species of floweret of the genus Silene, but unknown to us.

  • Saying which, he flung the expiring ashes of the floweret from his hand.

    Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Compare the floweret of the red clover with the sweet pea blossom and describe the resemblance.

  • I wonder what's the floweret's name, From which that bud its charm may claim!

  • Does the Teacher think that the floweret and the old doctor have made a plot together?

  • Sometimes they resemble a floweret that grows on a rocky crag, then again a ray of moonlight trembling over a restless sea.

  • He knelt, but touched not the floweret, instead caught at the long folds of her silver gown and held her where she stood.

    Sir Mortimer Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for floweret


another name for floret
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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