Flower

Pronunciation of Flower  

English Meaning

  1. The reproductive structure of some seed-bearing plants, 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.
  2. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.
  3. A plant that is cultivated or appreciated for its blossoms.
  4. The condition or a time of having developed flowers: The azaleas were in full flower.
  5. Something, such as an ornament or a figure of speech, that resembles a flower in shape, fineness, or attractiveness.
  6. The period of highest development; the peak. See Synonyms at bloom1.
  7. The highest example or best representative: the flower of our generation.
  8. A natural development or outgrowth: "His attitude was simply a flower of his general good nature” ( Henry James).
  9. Chemistry A fine powder produced by condensation or sublimation of a compound.
  10. To produce a flower or flowers; blossom.
  11. To develop naturally or fully; mature: His artistic talents flowered early.
  12. To decorate with flowers or with a floral pattern.

   

German Meaning

 

Blume

Blüte

blühen