Definition of Floscule

1. n. A floret.



Definition of Floscule

1. floret [n -S] - See also: floret

Medical Definition of Floscule

1. A small flower, a floret. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floscule

floristry
florists
florists' chrysanthemum
floroon
floroons
flors
floruit
floruits
florulent
flory
floryshe
flos-ferri
floscular
floscularian
floscularians
floscule (current term)
floscules
flosculous
flosequinan
flosh
floshes
floss
floss silk
flossed
flosser
flossers
flosses
flossie
flossier
flossies

Literary usage of Floscule

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1. Marvels of pond-life; or, A year's microscopic recreations among the polyps by Henry James Slack (1878)
"The beautiful floscule—Mode of seeking for ... Rotifers—Mode of illuminating the floscule—Difficulty of seeing the transparent tube—Protrusion of long ..."

2. Tenby: A Sea-side Holiday by Philip Henry Gosse (1856)
"The beautiful floscule is ordinarily about -^th of an inch in height; but I have seen individuals which were twice as high as this. ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"Some have a very rudimentary floscule between the cushions, and the petals ... similar in Clypeus; others have a well-developed floscule, with conjugated ..."

4. The Intellectual Observer (1868)
"If any object strikes rudely against the long hairs of the floscule, she returns to her cell; and shaking the table will often induce her to do the same. ..."

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