To reach a state of full development or achievement.
- in a state of flowering
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Origin of Flower
From Middle English flour, from Anglo-Norman flur, from Latin flōrem, accusative of flōs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃ (“to thrive, bloom”). Replaced Middle English blosme, blossem (“flower, blossom”) (more at blossom).
Middle English flour from Old French flor from Latin flōs flōr- bhel-3 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
flow + -er
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