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mayflower 1

Pronunciation: /ˈmāˌflou(ə)r/

noun

A name given to several plants that bloom in May, especially certain hepaticas and anemones and the trailing arbutus.
Example sentences
  • Mint, lemon balm, pennyroyal, chives, chamomile, mayflower, and summer savory are a few herbs perfectly suited to this microclimate.
  • On May Day we picked a May Queen and carried her around the school on a throne decorated with yellow mayflowers.
  • In the damp fields surrounding the streams I found cowslip, self heal and mayflower.

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Syllabification: may·flow·er

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There are 2 main definitions of mayflower in English:

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Mayflower 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmāˌflou(ə)r/
The ship in which the Pilgrims sailed from England to America in 1620.

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Syllabification: May·flow·er

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