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1. A small or reduced flower, especially one in a spikelet of a grass or sedge or in a flower head of a plant of the composite family.
2. Any of the tight, branched clusters of flower buds that together form a head of cauliflower or broccoli.
[Middle English flouret, from Old French florete, diminutive of flor, flower; see flower.]
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(Botany) a small flower, esp one of many making up the head of a composite flower
[C17: from Old French florete a little flower, from flor flower]
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flo•ret(ˈflɔr ɪt, ˈfloʊr-)
1. a small flower.
2. disk flower.
3. one of the tightly clustered divisions of a head of broccoli or cauliflower.
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n (of flower) → (Einzel)blütchen nt; (of cauliflower) → Röschen nt
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floret[ˈflɔːrɪt] n (Bot) → flosculo
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