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Difference between Flowery language and Language of flowers

flowery languagethe use of fine words and phrases to embellish a narration:

  • Linneus devised a kind of Latin suitable for concise descriptions: animals and plants were not to be written up in flowery language.

language of flowersa way of expressing one’s sentiments by means of flowers:

  • She looked into the bouquet, to see whether there was a billet-doux hidden…. “Do they talk the language of flowers at Boggley Wollah, Sedley?” asked Osborne, laughing.