crown bud

noun

Definition of crown bud

: the first flower bud that is formed normally on an untopped chrysanthemum plant and that is accompanied by vegetative buds

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First Known Use of crown bud

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown bud.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20bud. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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