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2 definitions found
 for cornflower
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cornflower \Corn"flow`er\ (k[^o]rn"flou`[~e]r), n. (Bot.)
     A conspicuous wild flower ({Centaurea Cyanus), growing in
     grainfields.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cornflower
      n 1: plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for
           its yellow flowers that can be dried [syn: strawflower,
           cornflower, Uvularia grandiflora]
      2: an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having
         showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers [syn:
         cornflower, bachelor's button, bluebottle, Centaurea
         cyanus]

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