Definition of Flowerless

1. Adjective. Without flower or bloom and not producing seeds. "A flowerless plant"

Exact synonyms: Nonflowering
Similar to: Spore-bearing
Antonyms: Flowering

Definition of Flowerless

1. a. Having no flowers.

Definition of Flowerless

1. Adjective. Without flowers. ¹

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Definition of Flowerless

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Medical Definition of Flowerless

1. Having no flowers. Flowerless plants, plants which have no true flowers, and produce no seeds; cryptigamous plants. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowerless

flowering fern
flowering glume
flowering hazel
flowering onion
flowering plants
flowering quince
flowering raspberry
flowering shrub
flowering spurge
flowering stone
flowering tobacco
flowering tree
flowering wintergreen
flowerless (current term)
flowers of antimony
flowers of benzoin
flowers of sulfur
flowers of sulphur

Literary usage of Flowerless

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1. Nature-study: A Manual for Teachers and Students by Frederick Leopold Holtz (1908)
"A BRIEF study should be made of the commoner and typical flowerless plants. Most plant species belong to this class, yet, on account of their generally ..."

2. The Vegetable World: Being a History of Plants, with Their Botanical by Louis Figuier (1869)
"The term itself is, however, only applicable strictly to flowerless plants, which possess a stem growing like the ..."

3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1854)
"The flowerless Plants. By WILSON FLAGG. As a tribe of vegetable curiosities, pleasantly associated with cool grots, damp shady woods, rocks rising in the ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"flowerless PLANTS. BT DR. A. KEI.I.OGG. THE great coal measures of our continent are the grand storehouses of preserved plants from this richest realm of ..."

5. Studies in the Field & Forest by Wilson Flagg (1857)
"THE flowerless PLANTS. As a tribe of vegetable curiosities, pleasantly associated with cool grots, damp shady woods, rocks rising in the midst of the forest ..."

6. Elements of Physiophilosophy by Lorenz Oken (1847)
"FRUIT OP THE flowerless PLANTS. 1346. The flowerless or a-sexual plants can have no genuine seed or no embryo. For the genuine seed is the repetition of the ..."

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