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corn +‎ flower

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cornflower (plural cornflowers)

  1. A small annual plant in the family Asteraceae, Centaurea cyanus, usually with bushy blue flowers which grows natively in European cornfields (i.e. wheatfields).
  2. A plant of the species Cichorium intybus.
  3. Cornflower blue.

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cornflower (not comparable)

  1. Of a blue colour, as that of the cornflower.

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