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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Centaurea cyanus (0.01050 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Centaurea cyanus Centaurea cyanus n : 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]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Centaurea cyanus Bachelor's button \Bach"e*lor's but"ton\, (Bot.) A plant with flowers shaped like buttons; especially, several species of Ranunculus, and the cornflower (Centaurea cyanus ) and globe amaranth (Gomphrena). [1913 Webster] Note: Bachelor's buttons, a name given to several flowers “from their similitude to the jagged cloathe buttons, anciently worne in this kingdom,” according to Johnson's --Gerarde, p. 472 (1633); but by other writers ascribed to “a habit of country fellows to carry them in their pockets to divine their success with their sweethearts.” --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] Bluebottle \Blue"bot`tle\, blue-bottle \blue-bottle\, n. 1. (Bot.) an annual Eurasian plant (Centaurea cyanus) which grows in grain fields; -- called also bachelor's button. It receives its name from its blue bottle-shaped flowers. Varieties cultivated in North America have showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers Syn: cornflower, bachelor's button. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A large and troublesome species of blowfly (Musca vomitoria). Its body is steel blue. [1913 Webster] Bluets \Blu"ets\, n. [F. bluet, bleuet, dim. of bleu blue. See Blue, a.] (Bot.) A name given to several different species of plants having blue flowers, as the Houstonia c[oe]rulea, the Centaurea cyanus or bluebottle, and the Vaccinium angustifolium. [1913 Webster]

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