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corn•flow•er



Pronunciation: (kôrn'flou"ur), [key]
n.
1. Also called bachelor's-button, bluebottle. a European composite plant, Centaurea cyanus, growing in grainfields, having blue to white flower heads, often cultivated as an ornamental.
2. Also called corn'flower blue'. a deep, vivid blue.
3. See corn cockle.
4. strawflower (def. 2).

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