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flowerage

[ flou-er-ij ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər ɪdʒ /
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noun
the process or state of flowering.
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Origin of flowerage

First recorded in 1680–90; flower + -age
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How to use flowerage in a sentence

  • All that had gone before was a scanty flowerage—he was the perfect fruit.

    A Mere Accident|George Moore

British Dictionary definitions for flowerage

flowerage
/ (ˈflaʊərɪdʒ) /

noun rare
a mass of flowers
the process or act of flowering
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