♦ flower

♦ flower /ˈflaʊə(r)/
n.
1 fiore: a tree covered in flowers, un albero coperto di fiori; cut flowers, fiori recisi; fiori freschi; wild flowers, fiori di campo; fiori selvatici; artificial flowers, fiori finti; flower market, mercato dei fiori; to pick flowers, cogliere fiori
2 [u] fioritura: to come into flower, essere in fioritura; fiorire; mettere i fiori; in flower, in fiore
3 (fig.) fiore; fior fiore; (il) meglio: the flower of our youth, il fiore della nostra gioventù; He was in the flower of his youth, era nel fiore degli anni
4 (fig.) fiore; ornamento: flowers of speech, fiori retorici
5 (al pl.) (chim., antiq.) fiori: flowers of sulphur [zinc], fiori di zolfo [zinco]
flower arrangement, composizione floreale □ flower arranging, disposizione artistica dei fiori □ flower box, fioriera □ (bot.) flower-bud, gemma florale □ flower children (o people), figli dei fiori (negli anni 60 e 70) □ (bot.) flower cup, calice □ flower-dust, polline □ flower girl, fioraia; (USA) ragazza che porta fiori a un matrimonio □ flower grower, floricoltore □ flower-growing, (sost.) floricultura; (agg.) floricolo □ (bot.) flower head, capolino □ flower-like, simile a fiore □ flower of wine, fiore (del vino); fioretta □ flower piece, quadro raffigurante fiori □ flower power, le idee dei figli dei fiori (negli anni 60 e 70) □ flower show, esposizione floreale; mostra dei fiori □ (bot.) flower stalk, peduncolo □ flower stand, portafiori; portavasi; fioriera □ flowers of tan, fiore, muffa (del vino, ecc.) □ flower-work, motivo floreale □ «No flowers by request», «Si prega di non inviare fiori».
(to) flower /ˈflaʊə(r)/
A v. i.
(anche fig.) fiorire: His genius flowered early, il suo genio fiorì precocemente
B v. t.
1 far fiorire (una pianta)
2 ornare di fiori (o motivi floreali); infiorare.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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