Definition of Paper flower

1. Noun. Brazilian vine that tends to flower continuously.

Exact synonyms: Bougainvillea Glabra
Generic synonyms: Bougainvillea

Definition of Paper flower

1. Noun. A plant, ''Bougainvillea glabra'' and its flower head, so called for the papery bracts. ¹

2. Noun. A plant, the peach-leaved bellflower, Campanula persicifolia, and its flower. ¹

3. Noun. A plant, ''Psilostrophe cooperi'', and its flower. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paper Flower

paper chain
paper chase
paper chromatography
paper clip
paper clips
paper cup
paper currency
paper cut
paper cuts
paper cutter
paper doll
paper electrophoresis
paper fastener
paper feed
paper fight
paper flower (current term)
paper gold
paper hat
paper jam
paper knife
paper loss
paper mache
paper mill
paper mill worker's disease
paper mills
paper money
paper mulberry
paper nautilus
paper over
paper plane

Literary usage of Paper flower

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1. The School Garden Book by Clarence Moores Weed, Philip Emerson (1911)
"They develop very nicely in two-and-one-half-inch paper flower-pots, and sometimes will Nasturtium Seedling in paper flowerpot. even come into blossom ..."

2. St. James's Magazine by S. C. Hall (1865)
"The process of making a paper flower is virtually fourfold,—cutting the petals out of sheets of properly coloured paper, ..."

3. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1897)
"paper flower Pots. EB Kneer. A serviceable and yet inexpensive device, so simple that the gardeners' children can make it, is the paper flower-pot, ..."

4. Annual Report (1891)
"THE paper flower POT. F. \V. Bird & Son, East Walpole, Mass., have sent us for trial an assortment of paper flower pots. These are made chiefly for the ..."

5. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1877)
"I aend yon herewith directions and a pattern by which anyone Fig. 59.—paper flower Basket. may in a few minutes make out ..."

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