cyani flower

noun

cy·​a·​ni flower
ˈsīəˌnī-
: the blue flower of a bachelor's button (Centaurea cyanus) used to color sachet powders

Word History

Etymology

New Latin cyani, from cyanus (specific epithet of centaurea cyanus), from Greek kyanos dark blue enamel

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“Cyani flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyani%20flower. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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