Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no flowers; specifically, in botany, applied to cryptogamous plants, as opposed to phenogamous or flowering plants.

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

  • adjective Having no flowers.
  • adjective plants which have no true flowers, and produce no seeds; cryptogamous plants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective without flower or bloom and not producing seeds

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Examples

  • = Lichen =: a kind of flowerless plant that grows on stones, trees, boards, etc.

    Agriculture for Beginners Revised Edition

  • Scrub grass, gravel, generations of wet and blackened leaves, something pale green and flowerless about to uncurl.

    So Much Pretty

  • He sees one flowerless stalk periscope up from the plant.

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  • Scrub grass, gravel, generations of wet and blackened leaves, something pale green and flowerless about to uncurl.

    So Much Pretty

  • Microbes and insects that first evolved in the Devonian will descend in force, and soon the rose garden is a flowerless patch of thorns.

    Earth Day: War of the roses

  • Microbes and insects that first evolved in the Devonian will descend in force, and soon the rose garden is a flowerless patch of thorns.

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  • He was crowned with a flowerless wreath of greenthorn and juniper, meaning solace in adversity, offering protection.

    Wildfire

  • But for me it's the light, the color, the gesture, the moment, and most of all the flowered skirt that sets up a visual pun with the flowerless tree.

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  • He was crowned with a flowerless wreath of greenthorn and juniper, meaning solace in adversity, offering protection.

    Wildfire

  • He was crowned with a flowerless wreath of greenthorn and juniper, meaning solace in adversity, offering protection.

    Wildfire

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