[ bach-uh-lerz-buht-n, bach-lerz- ]
/ ˈbætʃ ə lərzˌbʌt n, ˈbætʃ lərz- /
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
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British Dictionary definitions for bachelor's-buttons
(functioning as singular or plural) any of various plants of the daisy family with button-like flower heads
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