mayflower

noun
may·​flow·​er | \ ˈmā-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce mayflower (audio) \

Definition of mayflower

: any of various spring-blooming plants especially : arbutus sense 2

First Known Use of mayflower

1527, in the meaning defined above

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May-flowering tulip

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“Mayflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mayflower. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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