Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any rotifer of the family Flosculariidæ.
  • noun A floret.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A floret.

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  • noun botany A floret.

Etymologies

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Latin flosculus, diminutive of flos flower: compare French floscule.

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  • n., 'something shaped like a little flower' (flosculous), or 'a flowery speech' (see flosculation). From Latin word meaning 'little flower'

    July 9, 2008