flower girl

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noun

a young girl at a wedding ceremony who precedes the bride and carries or scatters flowers in her path.
British. a woman who sells flowers in the street.

Nearby words

  1. flower bud,
  2. flower bug,
  3. flower child,
  4. flower cluster,
  5. flower fly,
  6. flower head,
  7. flower people,
  8. flower power,
  9. flower-de-luce,
  10. flower-of-an-hour

Origin of flower girl

First recorded in 1780–90

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British Dictionary definitions for flower girl

flower girl

noun

a girl or woman who sells flowers in the street
US and Scot a young girl who carries flowers in a procession, esp at weddings
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