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Definition of floret noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

floret

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈflɒrət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflɔːrət//
 
 
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a flower part of some vegetables, for example broccoli and cauliflower. Each vegetable has several florets coming from one main stem. Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Latin flos, flor- ‘flower’ + -et.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: floret