Meaning of “cornflower” in the English Dictionary

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"cornflower" in British English

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cornflowernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɔːn.flaʊər/ us /ˈkɔːrn.flaʊ.ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Cornflower tends to self sow, but needs help in this work from you. 
  • It is a garden of poppies, cornflowers, and mustard flower now. 
  • One sees many marigolds and cornflowers and poppies. 
  • Poppies, cornflowers, lilies, tulips whose colours are those of the rainbow. 
  • Sally and the children gathered nasturtiums and cornflowers and ferns for the house. 

(Definition of “cornflower” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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