Mayflower: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mā'flou"ur), [key]
- (italics) the ship in which the Pilgrims sailed from Southampton to the New World in 1620.
- (l.c.) any of various plants that blossom in May, as the hepatica or anemone in the U.S., and the hawthorn or cowslip in England.
- (l.c.) the trailing arbutus, Epigaea repens: the state flower of Massachusetts.
- mayflower (Thesaurus)