bachelor's button

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bachelor's button

noun

Definition of BACHELOR'S BUTTON

:  a European composite (Centaurea cyanus) having flower heads with usually blue, pink, or white rays that is often cultivated in North America —called also cornflower

First Known Use of BACHELOR'S BUTTON

1847

bachelor's button

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Herbaceous, hardy annual plant (Centaurea cyanus) of the Asteraceae family, having flower heads with blue, pink, or white rays. It is native to the Mediterranean region and widely cultivated in North America. A common garden plant, it often also appears as a weed.

Variants of BACHELOR'S BUTTON

bachelor's button or cornflower

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