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bachelor's-button

[bach-uh-lerz-buht-n, bach-lerz-]
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noun
  1. any of various plants with round flower heads, especially the cornflower.

Origin of bachelor's-button

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for bachelor's-buttons

bachelor's-buttons

noun
  1. (functioning as singular or plural) any of various plants of the daisy family with button-like flower heads
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