disk flower

noun

Definition of disk flower

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

called also disk floret

First Known Use of disk flower

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Disk flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disk%20flower. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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