Corn·flow·er n. Bot. A conspicuous wild flower (Centaurea Cyanus), growing in grainfields.
n 1: plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for
its yellow flowers that can be dried [syn: strawflower,
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]