perfect flower

[ pûrfĭkt ]

  1. A flower having both stamens and carpels. Most angiosperms have perfect flowers. Compare imperfect flower. See also complete flower.

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How to use perfect flower in a sentence

  • In fact, you could call Kari Swenson a proper belle of Bozeman, the perfect flower of the New West.

    The Ballad of Johnny France | Richard Ben Cramer | January 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • It is all pure beauty—a perfect flower from the fruitful tree of his genius at the height of its power.

    The Dreamer | Mary Newton Stanard
  • Now, without having completed that romance—a very perfect flower—could he cast it aside?

    The "Genius" | Theodore Dreiser
  • Long reaches of green moist land form perfect flower-gardens, whose variety of bloom changes with every month.

    Palmetto-Leaves | Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • How is it possible to have a perfect flower—a healthy, normal and wholesome sprout from a diseased root?