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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cornflower  \Corn"flow`er\  (-flou`?r),  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  conspicuous  wild  flower  ({Centaurea  Cyanus}),  growing  in 
  grainfields. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cornflower 
  n  1:  plant  of  southern  and  southeastern  United  States  grown  for 
  its  yellow  flowers  that  can  be  dried  [syn:  {strawflower}, 
  {Uvularia  grandiflora}] 
  2:  an  annual  Eurasian  plant  cultivated  in  North  America  having 
  showy  heads  of  blue  or  purple  or  pink  or  white  flowers 
  [syn:  {bachelor's  button},  {bluebottle},  {Centaurea  cyanus}] 




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