state flower
noun Date: 1898 a flowering plant selected (as by the legislature) as an emblem of a state of the United States

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  • state flower — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a flowering plant selected (as by the legislature or the school children of the state) as the floral emblem of a state of the United States * * * a flower chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state. See table …   Useful english dictionary

  • state flower — state′ flow′er n. a flower chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state …   From formal English to slang

  • state flower — a flower chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state. See table under state. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • state flower — noun in the United States, the flower officially associated with each state …   Wiktionary

  • State nicknames and symbols — ▪ Table State nicknames and symbols state state tree state bird state flower state nickname(s) motto United States bald eagle* rose In God We Trust Alabama southern (longleaf) pine yellowhammer camellia Cotton State, Yellowhammer State, Heart of… …   Universalium

  • State Scenic Highway System (California) — infobox road state=CA marker highway name=State Scenic Highway SystemThe State Scenic Highway System is a list of highways, mainly state highways, that have been designated by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as scenic… …   Wikipedia

  • Flower — Flow er (flou [ e]r), n. [OE. flour, OF. flour, flur, flor, F. fleur, fr. L. flos, floris. Cf. {Blossom}, {Effloresce}, {Floret}, {Florid}, {Florin}, {Flour}, {Flourish}.] 1. In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flower bed — Flower Flow er (flou [ e]r), n. [OE. flour, OF. flour, flur, flor, F. fleur, fr. L. flos, floris. Cf. {Blossom}, {Effloresce}, {Floret}, {Florid}, {Florin}, {Flour}, {Flourish}.] 1. In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flower beetle — Flower Flow er (flou [ e]r), n. [OE. flour, OF. flour, flur, flor, F. fleur, fr. L. flos, floris. Cf. {Blossom}, {Effloresce}, {Floret}, {Florid}, {Florin}, {Flour}, {Flourish}.] 1. In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flower bird — Flower Flow er (flou [ e]r), n. [OE. flour, OF. flour, flur, flor, F. fleur, fr. L. flos, floris. Cf. {Blossom}, {Effloresce}, {Floret}, {Florid}, {Florin}, {Flour}, {Flourish}.] 1. In the popular sense, the bloom or blossom of a plant; the showy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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