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Cornetter
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Cornflower definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CORNFLOWER, n. A flower or plant growing among corn; as the blue-bottle, wild poppy, etc.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried [syn: strawflower, cornflower, Uvularia grandiflora]
2: an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers [syn: cornflower, bachelor's button, bluebottle, Centaurea cyanus]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1841 1. corn cockle 2. bachelor's button

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any plant of the genus Centaurea growing among corn, esp. C. cyanus, with deep-blue flowers.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cornflower Corn"flow`er (-flou`?r), n. (Bot.) A conspicuous wild flower (Centaurea Cyanus), growing in grainfields.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(cornflowers) Cornflowers are small plants with flowers that are usually blue. Her eyes were a bright, cornflower blue. N-VAR



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