[fley-vuh-noid] /ˈfleɪ vəˌnɔɪd/
any of a group of organic compounds that occur as pigments in fruit and flowers
Any of a large group of water-soluble plant pigments that are beneficial to health. Flavonoids are polyphenols and have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral properties. They also help to maintain the health of small blood vessels and connective tissue, and some are under study as possible treatments of cancer. Also called bioflavonoid.
[flem-ing] /ˈflɛm ɪŋ/ noun 1. Sir Alexander, 1881–1955, Scottish bacteriologist and physician: discoverer of penicillin 1928; Nobel Prize in Medicine 1945. 2. Ian (Lancaster) 1908–64, British writer of suspense novels. 3. Peggy (Gale) born 1948, U.S. figure skater. [flem-ing] /ˈflɛm ɪŋ/ noun 1. a native of Flanders. 2. a Flemish-speaking Belgian. /ˈflɛmɪŋ/ noun 1. a […]
1. . abbreviation 1. Flemish Flemish
[flem-ish] /ˈflɛm ɪʃ/ adjective 1. of or relating to Flanders, its people, or their language. 2. pertaining to or designating the style of art, especially painting, as developed principally in Flanders and northern France during the 15th century, chiefly characterized by sharply delineated forms, naturalistic proportions, clear, usually cool colors, and the use of perspective. […]
noun, Masonry. 1. a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher. noun 1. a bond used in brickwork that has alternating stretchers and headers in each course, each header being placed centrally over a stretcher