mayflower

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may·flow·er

 (mā′flou′ər)
n.
1. Any of various plants that bloom in May.

mayflower

(ˈmeɪˌflaʊə)
n
1. (Plants) any of various plants that bloom in May
2. (Plants) US and Canadian another name for trailing arbutus
3. (Plants) Brit another name for hawthorn, cowslip, marsh marigold

Mayflower

(ˈmeɪˌflaʊə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the Mayflower the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth to Massachusetts in 1620
2. (Nautical Terms) the Mayflower the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from Plymouth to Massachusetts in 1620

may•flow•er

(ˈmeɪˌflaʊ ər)

n.
1. any of various plants that blossom in May, as the hepatica.
3. (cap. italic) the ship on which the Pilgrims sailed from England to the New World in 1620.
[1560–70]
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Noun1.mayflower - the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620Mayflower - the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England to Massachusetts in 1620
2.mayflower - low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowersmayflower - low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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