flower

flower flower noun 1. the coloured part of a plant from which the seed or fruit develops. Flowers usually grow at the end of a stem and last only a short time. • 花;花朵:
»The plant has a beautiful bright red flower.
这株植物开了一朵美丽鲜红的花。
»The roses are in flower early this year.
今年玫瑰花开得早。
»The crocuses are late coming into flower.
番红花开得迟。
2. a plant grown for the beauty of its flowers • 开花植物:
»a garden full of flowers
种满花的花园
»a flower garden / show
花园/展
3. a flower with its stem that has been picked as a decoration • (已摘)带梗的花:
»I picked some flowers.
我摘了一些花。
»a bunch of flowers
一束花
»a flower arrangement
一组插花
--› see also bouquet (1) 【IDIOMS】 the flower of sth •(literary) the finest or best part of sth • (某事物的)最佳部份,精华;精英 verb [V] 1. (of a plant or tree 花草树木) to produce flowers • 开花 【SYN】 bloom :
»This particular variety flowers in July.
这个品种七月开花。
»early-flowering spring bulbs
早开花的春季鳞茎植物
2. (literary) to develop and become successful • 成熟;繁荣;兴旺 【SYN】 blossom
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['flauә]
n. 花, 開花的植物, 花卉, 精華, 盛時
vi. 開花, 旺盛, 成熟
vt. 用花裝飾, 使開花

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