Complete Definition of "cornflower"

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Pronunciation
(US) IPA: /ËkÉrnËflawÉr/
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Noun
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  1. A small annual species of aster, usually with bushy blue flowers which grows natively in European cornfields (i.e. wheatfields).
  2. colour a blue colour, as that of the cornflower.

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Synonyms
plant
bachelor's button

Scientific names
centaurea cyanus

Translations
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Czech: chrpa f
Dutch: korenbloem f,echte korenbloem f, blauwbol m, bol m
Finnish: ruiskaunokki, ruiskukka
French: bleuet m, centaurée bleuet
German: Kornblume
Italian: fiordaliso m
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Kurdish: kanêje f
Romanian: albastrea
Russian: ваÑилÑк /vasil'ók/ m
Swedish: blåklint c
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Adjective
cornflower

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

Translations
Kurdish: kanêjeyî

Derived terms
cornflower blue

See also
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

Category:Blues
Category:Colors
Category:Flowers

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