Floret



[flawr-it, flohr-] /ˈflɔr ɪt, ˈfloʊr-/

noun
1.
a small .
2.
Botany. one of the closely clustered small that make up the of a composite , as the daisy.
3.
one of the tightly clustered divisions of a head of broccoli or cauliflower.
4.
Also, florette
[flaw-ret, floh-] /flɔˈrɛt, floʊ-/ (Show IPA). spun silk obtained from floss.
5.
Printing. (def 6).
/ˈflɔːrɪt/
noun
1.
a small flower, esp one of many making up the head of a composite flower
n.

c.1400, flourette, from Old French florete “little flower; cheap silk material,” diminutive of flor “flower,” from Latin flora (see flora). Botany sense is from 1670s.
floret
(flôr’ĭt)
A small or reduced flower, especially one that is part of a larger inflorescence, such as those of the grasses and plants of the composite family.

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