Definition of Flowering in English :

Define Flowering in English

Flowering meaning in English

Meaning of Flowering in English

Pronunciation of Flowering in English

Flowering pronunciation in English

Pronounce Flowering in English


see synonyms of flowering


1. anthesis, blossoming, efflorescence, florescence, flowering, inflorescence

the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

2. flowering, unfolding

a developmental process

Example Sentences:
'the flowering of antebellum culture'


3. flowering

having a flower or bloom

Example Sentences:
'a flowering plant'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of flowering
(of certain species of plants) capable of producing conspicuous flowers
a flowering ash

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see synonyms of flowering
having flowers; in bloom
bearing showy or profuse flowers

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see synonyms of flowering
a. The reproductive structure of angiosperms, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.
b. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
c. A flower head.
2. A plant that is cultivated or appreciated for its blossoms.
3. The condition or a time of having developed flowers: The azaleas were in full flower.
4. The period of highest development or greatest vigor. See Synonyms at bloom1.
5. The highest example or best representative: the flower of our generation.
6. A natural development or outgrowth: "His attitude was simply a flower of his general good nature" (Henry James).
7. flowers Chemistry A fine powder produced by condensation or sublimation of a compound.
v. flow·ered, flow·er·ing, flow·ers
1. To produce a flower or flowers; blossom.
2. To develop naturally or fully; mature: His artistic talents flowered early.
To decorate with flowers or with a floral pattern.

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