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flowernoun [C]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /ˈflaʊ.ɚ/
A1 the part of a plant that is often brightly coloured and has a pleasant smell, or the type of plant that produces these: wild flowers to pick flowers a bunch/bouquet of flowers cut/dried flowers

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flowerverb [I]

uk   /flaʊər/  us   /ˈflaʊ.ɚ/
(Definition of flower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flowernoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɑʊ·ər, flɑʊər/
biology the part of a plant that produces seeds, is often brightly colored, and sometimes has a pleasant smell, or a plant that produces this part

flowerverb [I]

 us   /ˈflɑʊ·ər, flɑʊər/
to produce flowers: Our shrubs flower in late summer.
(Definition of flower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flower”
in Korean 꽃…
in Arabic زَهْرة…
in Malaysian bunga…
in French fleur…
in Russian цветок, цветущее растение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花, 開花植物…
in Italian fiore…
in Turkish çiçek…
in Polish kwiat…
in Spanish flor…
in Vietnamese hoa…
in Portuguese flor…
in Thai ดอกไม้…
in German die Blume, die Blüte…
in Catalan flor…
in Japanese 花…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花, 开花植物…
in Indonesian bunga…
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