Cornflower



[kawrn-flou-er] /ˈkɔrnˌflaʊ ər/

noun
1.
Also called bachelor’s-button, bluebottle. a European composite plant, Centaurea cyanus, growing in grainfields, having blue to white heads, often cultivated as an ornamental.
2.
Also called cornflower blue. a deep, vivid blue.
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/ˈkɔːnˌflaʊə/
noun
1.
a Eurasian herbaceous plant, Centaurea cyanus, with blue, purple, pink, or white flowers, formerly a common weed in cornfields: family Asteraceae (composites) Also called bluebottle See also bachelor’s-buttons

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