Flower vs Capillaire - What's the difference?

flower | capillaire |

As nouns the difference between flower and capillaire

is that flower is a colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction or flower can be something that flows, such as a river while capillaire is (archaic) a syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.

As a verb flower

is to put forth blooms.



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Alternative forms

* flowre (obsolete)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) flour, from (etyl) flur, from (etyl) (more at (l)).