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  1. a small flower; floret.

Origin of floweret

1350–1400; Middle English, variant of floret

Words Nearby floweret

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How to use floweret in a sentence

  • A poet of our age has said that in the meanest floweret we may find "thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears."

    Birds and Man | W. H. Hudson
  • There is so much to see and to find out, even in the commonest weed or the tiniest floweret.

    The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
  • On its arrival, all the convent pressed round the suffering traveler—poor floweret!

    The Regent's Daughter | Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Sometimes they resemble a floweret that grows on a rocky crag, then again a ray of moonlight trembling over a restless sea.

  • Petronella was a very tender floweret to have been reared amidst so much hardness and sorrow.

    The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn | Evelyn Everett-Green

British Dictionary definitions for floweret


/ (ˈflaʊərɪt) /

  1. another name for floret

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