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Webster 1913 Edition


Flowering

Flow′er-ing

,
Adj.
(Bot.)
Having conspicuous flowers; – used as an epithet with many names of plants;
as,
flowering
ash;
flowering
dogwood;
flowering
almond, etc.
Flowering fern
,
a genus of showy ferns (
Osmunda
), with conspicuous bivalvular sporangia. They usually grow in wet places.
Flowering plants
,
plants which have stamens and pistils, and produce true seeds; phenogamous plants; – distinguished from
flowerless plants
.
Flowering rush
,
a European rushlike plant (
Butomus umbellatus
), with an umbel of rosy blossoms.

Flow′er-ing

,
Noun.
1.
The act of blossoming, or the season when plants blossom; florification.
2.
The act of adorning with flowers.

Webster 1828 Edition


Flowering

FLOW'ERING

, ppr.
1.
Blossoming; blooming; expanding the petals, as plants.
2.
Adorning with artificial flowers, or figures of blossoms.

FLOW'ERING

,
Noun.
1.
The season when plants blossom.
2.
The act of adorning with flowers.

Definition 2022


flowering

flowering

English

Verb

flowering

  1. present participle of flower

Noun

flowering (plural flowerings)

  1. The action of the verb to flower.
  2. (horticulture) The period of time during which a plant is in flower.

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Adjective

flowering (not comparable)

  1. (used only before the noun) Of a plant, that produces flowers.
    Azaleas are flowering plants.
  2. aflower, in bloom

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