Definition Of mayflowe

noun

a name given to several plants that bloom in May, especially certain hepaticas and anemones and the trailing arbutus.

Mint, lemon balm, pennyroyal, chives, chamomile, mayflower , and summer savory are a few herbs perfectly suited to this microclimate.

the ship in which the Pilgrims sailed from England to America in 1620.

Example Of mayflowe

  • Despite a gloomy weather forecast, the sun shone, and the very long, winding, narrow lanes festooned with mayflower like bridal veils were negotiated without meeting any traffic coming the other way.

  • In the damp fields surrounding the streams I found cowslip, self heal and mayflower .

  • 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 .

  • Yet another old name for the mayflower was bog flower and this is a very accurate description but mayflower is still the most accurate and I will therefore stick to this name.


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