dayflower

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noun day·flow·er \ ˈdā-ˌflau̇(-ə)r \

Definition of dayflower

:any of a genus (Commelina) of herbs of the spiderwort family having one petal smaller than the other two; especially :a blue-flowered Asian herb (C. communis) with the smaller petal white that has become naturalized as a weed in the U.S.

First Known Use of dayflower

circa 1688


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