Meaning of cornflower

corn•flow•er

Pronunciation: (kôrn'flou"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda European composite plant, Centaurea cyanus, growing in grainfields, having blue to white flower heads, often cultivated as an ornamental.
  2. a deep, vivid blue.
  3. See
  4. strawflower (def. 2).
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