luxuriant flower

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luxuriant flower (plural luxuriant flowers)

  1. (botany, archaic) A flower in which the floral envelopes are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for luxuriant flower in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)