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Dictionary entry overview: What does composite mean?
• COMPOSITE (noun)
The noun COMPOSITE has 2 senses:
1. a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
2. considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
Familiarity information: COMPOSITE used as a noun is rare.
• COMPOSITE (adjective)
The adjective COMPOSITE has 2 senses:
1. consisting of separate interconnected parts
2. of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae
Familiarity information: COMPOSITE used as an adjective is rare.