- having or producing no flowers.
- Botany. having no true seeds; cryptogamic.
Origin of flowerless
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Examples from the Web for flowerless
The house does not stand at any cross-roads, and the place is as flowerless as it is possible to be!A Nest of Spies
It was comfortable, airless, flowerless, with gravy-coloured walls.The Lowest Rung
The Seed ranch was dark at this time of the year, and flowerless.The Octopus
In botany, a name given to cryptogams, or flowerless plants, upon the supposition that they consist entirely of cells.
The grave is crowded by other graves, and is neglected, unfenced, and flowerless.
- designating any plant that does not produce seedsSee cryptogam
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