flowerless
adjective see flower I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flowerless — Flow er*less, a. Having no flowers. [1913 Webster] {Flowerless plants}, plants which have no true flowers, and produce no seeds; cryptogamous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flowerless — flower ► NOUN 1) the seed bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs typically surrounded by brightly coloured petals and green sepals. 2) (often in phrase in flower) the state or period in which a plant s flowers have developed… …   English terms dictionary

  • flowerless — adjective without flower or bloom and not producing seeds a flowerless plant • Syn: ↑nonflowering • Ant: ↑flowering • Similar to: ↑spore bearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowerless — flowerlessness, n. /flow euhr lis/, adj. 1. having or producing no flowers. 2. Bot. having no true seeds; cryptogamic. [1490 1500; FLOWER + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • flowerless — adjective Without flowers …   Wiktionary

  • flowerless — adj. without flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flowerless — adjective not producing flowers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flowerless — flow·er·less …   English syllables

  • flowerless — /ˈflaʊələs/ (say flowuhluhs) adjective 1. without flowers. 2. Botany without a true seed; cryptogamic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Flowerless plants — Flowerless Flow er*less, a. Having no flowers. [1913 Webster] {Flowerless plants}, plants which have no true flowers, and produce no seeds; cryptogamous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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