wildflower

noun wild·flow·er \ ˈwī(-ə)ld-ˌflau̇(-ə)r \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of wildflower

: the flower of a wild or uncultivated plant or the plant bearing it

Examples of wildflower in a Sentence

  1. a field full of wildflowers

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WILDFLOWER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wildflower for English Language Learners

  • : a flower that grows in natural places without being planted by people


WILDFLOWER Defined for Kids

wildflower

noun wild·flow·er \ ˈwīld-ˌflau̇-ər \

Definition of wildflower for Students

: the flower of a wild plant or the plant bearing it


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