21 AUGUST 2011 : ESTAP: FLOWERS

BASIN AND JUG SET WITH ROSES IN THE OLD HOUSE IN ULMARRA.

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Best stick with the Plan for August and take a look at the Free Online Dictionary for definition of the word FLOWERS. a TRUE ACADEMIC SOURCE is the FREE ONLINE DICTIONARY.

FLOWERS


1.

a. The reproductive structure of some seed-bearing plants, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.

b. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.

2. A plant that is cultivated or appreciated for its blossoms.

3. The condition or a time of having developed flowers: The azaleas were in full flower.

4. Something, such as an ornament or a figure of speech, that resembles a flower in shape, fineness, or attractiveness.

5. The period of highest development; the peak.

6. The highest example or best representative: the flower of our generation.

7. A natural development or outgrowth: “His attitude was simply a flower of his general good nature” (Henry James).

8. flowers Chemistry A fine powder produced by condensation or sublimation of a compound.

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FLOWERS IN ARMIDALE. PIC BY MAD O’BRIAN OF THE MOB.

Oh Dang. There are a whole lot of meanings. I was simply going to post pictures of flowers. Now I have 8 definitions to look at and that’s without going near my hard copy super duper dictionary. For today then:

1.

http://aborne.home.xs4all.nl/flowerstart.htm

a. The reproductive structure of some seed-bearing plants, characteristically having either specialized male or female organs or both male and female organs, such as stamens and a pistil, enclosed in an outer envelope of petals and sepals.

b. Such a structure having showy or colorful parts; a blossom.

CHINESE SYMBOL FOR FLOWER

 

WEBSTER SPEAKS

 

Such a structure having showy or colourful parts; a blossom.

THE YAAN

I’m home on a dark night with a lot of rain and a flooding edge to it. FLOWERS seemed an easy theme for the week but the definitions set me back somewhat. I am a floral ignoramus. I seem to have an inability to make floral identification. Nonetheless, I like flowers, specially the roses. I like decadent exotic flowers with perfumes. My sister had a garden with magnolias and black bamboo and allamanda and many other beautiful plants. Their wee dog Winnie was buried there and 1/3 of my parents’ combined ashes. 

 

A SONG WHICH IS NOT ABOUT FLOWERS.

 

A TRIP INTO THE TROVE

FOR FLOWER PICS AND FACTS

FLOwer The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW 1842 - 1954), Tuesday 24 March 1936 FLOWER GLAD The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. 1848 - 1956), Friday 14 February 1930,
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), Tuesday 24 March 1936
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17321800
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1956), Friday 14 February 1930,
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4068673
flower manl Illustrated Sydney News (NSW 1853 - 1872), Thursday 19 September 1889, flower The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982), Wednesday 24 November 1976
Illustrated Sydney News (NSW : 1853 – 1872), Thursday 19 September 1889,
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article63622020
The Australian Women’s Weekly (1933 – 1982), Wednesday 24 November 1976
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article55470081

flower dahlia The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.  1848 - 1956), Friday 30 October 1953

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1956), Friday 30 October 1953

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article23306054

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