corn rose

noun

British archaic any of several red-flowered weeds of cornfields, such as the corn poppy

Nearby words

  1. corn picker,
  2. corn plant,
  3. corn pone,
  4. corn poppy,
  5. corn rootworm,
  6. corn row,
  7. corn salad,
  8. corn shock,
  9. corn shuck,
  10. corn silk

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Examples from the Web for corn rose

  • Nevertheless, I would have used Gerarde's name, if the corn-rose were as much a rose as the corn-flag is a flag.