Simple Definition of floret
: a group of flower buds that are part of a vegetable
Full Definition of floret
1 : a small flower; especially : one of the small flowers forming the head of a composite plant
2 : a cluster of flower buds separated from a head especially when used as food <broccoli florets>
Origin of floret
Middle English flourette, from Anglo-French *floret, diminutive of flur flower
First Known Use: 1671
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