flowerless

[ flou-er-lis ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər lɪs /
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adjective

having or producing no flowers.
Botany. having no true seeds; cryptogamic.

Nearby words

  1. flowering plant,
  2. flowering quince,
  3. flowering raspberry,
  4. flowering tobacco,
  5. flowering wintergreen,
  6. flowerlet,
  7. flowerlike,
  8. flowerpecker,
  9. flowerpot,
  10. flowers

Origin of flowerless

First recorded in 1490–1500; flower + -less

Related formsflow·er·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for flowerless

flowerless

/ (ˈflaʊəlɪs) /

adjective

designating any plant that does not produce seedsSee cryptogam
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