cornflag

[ kawrn-flag ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌflæg /

noun

a Mediterranean plant, Gladiolus segetum, of the iris family, having loose, one-sided spikes of pinkish-purple flowers.

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Origin of cornflag

First recorded in 1570–80; corn1 + flag2
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