in flower

Definition of in flower

:producing flowers :blooming
  • The bushes should be in flower soon.
  • These plants are very fragrant when they are in (full) flower.
sometimes used figuratively
  • She entered the movement after it was in full flower.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : the specialized part of an angiospermous plant that occurs singly or in clusters, possesses whorls of often colorful petals or sepals, and bears the reproductive structures (such as stamens or pistils) involved in the development of seeds and fruit : blossom

  2. : a cluster of small flowers growing closely together that resembles and is often viewed as a single flower : inflorescence

  3. : a plant grown or valued for its flowers

  1. : develop

  2. : flourish

  3. : to produce flowers : blossom


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