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- adj. Without flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no flowers; specifically, in botany, applied to cryptogamous plants, as opposed to phenogamous or flowering plants.
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- adj. without flower or bloom and not producing seeds
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= Lichen =: a kind of flowerless plant that grows on stones, trees, boards, etc.
Scrub grass, gravel, generations of wet and blackened leaves, something pale green and flowerless about to uncurl.
He sees one flowerless stalk periscope up from the plant.
Microbes and insects that first evolved in the Devonian will descend in force, and soon the rose garden is a flowerless patch of thorns.
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.
He was crowned with a flowerless wreath of greenthorn and juniper, meaning solace in adversity, offering protection.
One enters through a flowerless garden where bergamot, orange and green tea detonate mouth-watering acidulated notes, the hasten to join the dominants at the heart: osmanthus, apricot and jasmin.
After two flowerless years, the iris collection was very nearly composted.
In plants it is the ovule and the pollen-grain, as in the flowering plants, or the ovule and the antherozooid, as in the flowerless.
DESSERT: Sprinkle pomegranate seeds over cheesecake or flowerless chocolate cake -- anywhere you might use raspberries in summer.