Definition of Old maid flower

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads.

Exact synonyms: Old Maid, Zinnia
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Zinnia
Specialized synonyms: White Zinnia, Zinnia Acerosa, Little Golden Zinnia, Zinnia Grandiflora

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Maid Flower

old franc
old francs
old geezer
old girl
old gold
old growth
old guard
old guards
old habits die hard
old hag syndrome
old hand
old hat
old lace
old lady
old maid
old maid flower (current term)
old man
old man's beard
old man of the mountain
old master
old mate
old men
old money
old moon
old moons
old pence
old pennies
old penny
old person
old rose

Literary usage of Old maid flower

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1. Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society by Wisconsin State Horticultural Society (1906)
"If it is the old maid's flower, it certainly partakes of the nature of the stately, modern old maid, whose health and strength attract a far greater ..."

2. Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of the Various by Wisconsin (1907)
"If it is the old maid's flower, it certainly partakes of the nature of the stately, modern old maid, whose health and strength attract a far greater ..."

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