Pronunciation: (flôr'it, flōr'-), [key]
1. a small flower.
2. Bot.one of the closely clustered small flowers that make up the flower head of a composite flower, as the daisy.
3. one of the tightly clustered divisions of a head of broccoli or cauliflower.
4. Also,flo•rettePronunciation: (flô-ret', flō-). [key]spun silk obtained from floss.
5. Print.flower (def. 6).
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