cornflower

Definitions of cornflower
  1. noun
    plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried
    synonyms: Uvularia grandiflora, strawflower
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    type of:
    bellwort, merry bells, wild oats
    any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers
  2. noun
    an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers
    synonyms: Centaurea cyanus, bachelor's button, bluebottle
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    type of:
    flower
    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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