bachelor's-button

[ bach-lerz-buht-n, ]
/ ˈbætʃ lərzˌbʌt n, /

noun

any of various plants with round flower heads, especially the cornflower.

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Origin of bachelor's-button

First recorded in 1570–80; bachelor's + button (from the round or buttonlike shape of the flower)
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