cornflower

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corn·flow·er / ˈkôrnˌflouər/ • n. a slender Eurasian plant (genus Centaurea) of the daisy family, with flowers that are typically a deep, vivid blue. ∎  (also cornflower blue) a deep, vivid blue color.

cornflower

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cornflower Annual of the composite family common in many parts of Europe. Family Asteraceae/Compositae; species Centaurea cyanus.