cornflower

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noun corn·flow·er \ˈkȯrn-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

1841

First Known Use of cornflower

1841


CORNFLOWER Defined for English Language Learners

cornflower

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noun corn·flow·er \ˈkȯrn-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of cornflower for English Language Learners

  • : a wild plant that usually has blue flowers


CORNFLOWER Defined for Kids

cornflower

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noun corn·flow·er \ˈkȯrn-ˌflau̇-ər\

Definition of cornflower for Students

  1. :  a European plant related to the daisies that is often grown for its bright heads of blue, pink, or white flowers



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