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wildflower

or wild flow·er

[ wahyld-flou-er ]
/ ˈwaɪldˌflaʊ ər /
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noun
the flower of a plant that normally grows in fields, forests, etc., without deliberate cultivation.
the plant itself.
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Origin of wildflower

First recorded in 1790–1800; wild + flower
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British Dictionary definitions for wildflower

wild flower

noun
Also: wildflower any flowering plant that grows in an uncultivated state
the flower of such a plant
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