cornflower

noun corn·flow·er \ ˈkȯrn-ˌflau̇(-ə)r \

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First Known Use of cornflower

1841

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CORNFLOWER Defined for English Language Learners

cornflower

Definition of cornflower for English Language Learners

  • : a wild plant that usually has blue flowers


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cornflower

noun corn·flow·er \ ˈkȯrn-ˌflau̇-ər \

Definition of cornflower for Students

: 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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