flower head

noun

Definition of flower head

  1. :  a capitulum (as of a composite) having sessile flowers so arranged that the whole inflorescence looks like a single flower

1842

First Known Use of flower head

1842


FLOWER HEAD Defined for Kids

flower head

noun

Definition of flower head for Students

  1. :  a tight cluster of small flowers that are arranged so that the whole looks like a single flower


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