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Related to flower head: Composite Flowers
1. A dense, compact cluster of small flowers that appear to be a single flower, as of a dandelion or clover.
2. A very dense grouping of flower buds, as in broccoli and cauliflower.
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(Botany) an inflorescence in which stalkless florets are crowded together at the tip of the stem
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a dense cluster of small flowers in a single receptacle.
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1. A dense cluster of short flowers that together look like part of a single flower, as in the daisy or dandelion.
2. A dense grouping of flower buds, as in broccoli and cauliflower.
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|Noun||1.||flower head - a shortened compact cluster of flowers so arranged that the whole gives the effect of a single flower as in clover or members of the family Compositae|
inflorescence - the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
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