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 (flou′ər-ĭt, -ĕt)
A small flower; a floret.




(Botany) another name for floret


(ˈflɔr ɪt, ˈfloʊr-)

1. a small flower.
3. one of the tightly clustered divisions of a head of broccoli or cauliflower.
[1350–1400; Middle English flouret < Old French florete, diminutive of flor flower; see -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.floweret - a diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)floweret - a diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
References in classic literature ?
My Spring is gone, however, but it has left me that French floweret on my hands, which, in some moods, I would fain be rid of.
Within the past two weeks three landscapes and an allegorical painting had sold for good prices; and under the influence of success he expanded like an opening floweret.
Dubai-based Auris Group of Hotels has announced their new floweret in Al Barsha 1 Dubai -- Auris Inn Assma Hotel, a four-star property owned by renowned businessman and investor Adel Noori Jaber.
O]ut of the purple hangs the delicate pink rag of a floweret.
Petrarca's most frequently used mark is the floweret, formed by two, three, or four little points from which a stroke descends, of varying length, straight or wavy, followed by a small hand with the index finger pointing toward a place in the text that is worthy of interest and, to a lesser extent, by small figures that frame some notes with an exquisitely decorative or, in certain cases, practical aim (as, for example, the frames of Pliny, Par.
It came, a floweret bright, amid the cold of winter, when half spent was the night .
For example, in "The Keepsake" the Sara Hutchinson figure is associated with the foxglove, which "Sheds its loose purple bells" (4) and with "the Forget-me-not," that "blue and bright-eyed floweret of the brook" (12).
Cut flowerets from core and split stems up through floweret tops to make trunks no more than 1/4 inch wide.
Yield: 12 servings BROCCOLI SALAD 1 bunch broccoli flowerets, stems removed 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup raisins 12 slices bacon, fried and chopped Dressing: 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar In a bowl, combine broccoli, onions, sunflower seeds, raisins, and chopped bacon; set aside.
The stems are tougher than the flowerets and need longer cooking.
So she began doodling and lettering, copying Sy's fluid strokes embellished with flowerets.
2 cauliflower heads, cut into medium size flowerets