flowering

[ flou-er-ing ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər ɪŋ /

adjective

bearing flowers.

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Origin of flowering

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at flower, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM flowering

non·flow·er·ing, adjectivepre·flow·er·ing, adjectiveun·flow·er·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for flowering

flowering
/ (ˈflaʊərɪŋ) /

adjective

(of certain species of plants) capable of producing conspicuous flowersa flowering ash
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