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flowerlet

[ flou-er-lit ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər lɪt /
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noun

a small flower; floret.

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Origin of flowerlet

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Example sentences from the Web for flowerlet

  • Oxford—the enchanted valley, holding in its flowerlet cup all the idealism of the middle ages.

  • The determination to be all one pretty flowerlet of appreciation leaked away.

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