floret: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (flôr'it, flōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a small flower.
  2. 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. spun silk obtained from floss.
  5. flower (def. 6).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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