disk flower


: one of the tubular flowers in the disk of a composite plant

called also disk floret

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disk flower was in 1870

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“Disk flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disk%20flower. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

disk flower

: any of the tube-shaped flowers in the disk of a plant (as a daisy or aster) of the composite family compare ray flower

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