a small flower; floret.

Origin of floweret

1350–1400; Middle English, variant of floret
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Examples from the Web for floweret

Historical Examples of floweret

  • It is like a floweret which exhales its best perfume at the kiss of the first ray of the sun.

    A Hero of Our Time

    M. Y. Lermontov

  • Saying which, he flung the expiring ashes of the floweret from his hand.


    William Harrison Ainsworth

  • We found a new species of floweret of the genus Silene, but unknown to us.

  • I wonder what's the floweret's name, From which that bud its charm may claim!

  • Compare the floweret of the red clover with the sweet pea blossom and describe the resemblance.

British Dictionary definitions for floweret



another name for floret
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