wildflower

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noun wild·flow·er \ˈwī(-ə)ld-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of wildflower

  1. :  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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First Known Use of wildflower

1620


WILDFLOWER Defined for English Language Learners

wildflower

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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

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



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