everlasting flower

noun
any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
Syn: ↑everlasting
Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family

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noun
see everlasting II, 3

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everlasting flower,
any one of various strawlike flowers that keep their shape and color for some time after they are picked and dried. The immortelle and the globe amaranth are everlasting flowers.

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  • everlasting flower —   Pua pepa, nani mau loa …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Everlasting — Ever*last inga. 1. Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immortal; eternal. The Everlasting God. Gen. xx1. 33. [1913 Webster] 2. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • everlasting — /ˈɛvəlastɪŋ / (say evuhlahsting) adjective 1. lasting forever; eternal. 2. lasting or continuing indefinitely. 3. incessant; constantly recurring. 4. wearisome: to tire of someone s everlasting puns. –noun 5. eternal duration; eternity. 6. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • everlasting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lasting forever or a very long time. ► NOUN ▪ a flower that retains its shape and colour after being dried. DERIVATIVES everlastingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

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