Centaurea cyanus
Bluets Blu"ets, n. [F. bluet, bleuet, dim. of bleu blue. See {Blue}, a.] (Bot.) A name given to several different species of plants having blue flowers, as the {Houstonia c[oe]rulea}, the {Centaurea cyanus} or bluebottle, and the {Vaccinium angustifolium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Centaurea Cyanus — Centaurea Cen tau*re a, n. [NL. See {Centaury}.] (Bot.) A large genus of composite plants, related to the thistles and including the cornflower or bluebottle ({Centaurea Cyanus}) and the star thistle ({Centaurea Calcitrapa}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea cyanus —   Aciano …   Wikipedia Español

  • Centaurea cyanus — Kornblume Kornblume (Centaurea cyanus) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Centaurea Cyanus — Bleuet des champs Bleuet des champs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Centaurea cyanus — Bleuet des champs Bleuet des champs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Centaurea cyanus — paprastoji rugiagėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Centaurea cyanus), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Centaurea cyanus angl. bachelor’s button; blue… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Centaurea Cyanus — Cornflower Corn flow er (k[^o]rn flou [ e]r), n. (Bot.) A conspicuous wild flower ({Centaurea Cyanus}), growing in grainfields. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea cyanus — Bachelor s button Bach e*lor s but ton, (Bot.) A plant with flowers shaped like buttons; especially, several species of {Ranunculus}, and the cornflower ({Centaurea cyanus}) and globe amaranth ({Gomphrena}). [1913 Webster] Note: Bachelor s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea cyanus — Bluebottle Blue bot tle, blue bottle lue bottle, n. 1. (Bot.) an annual Eurasian plant ({Centaurea cyanus}) which grows in grain fields; called also {bachelor s button}. It receives its name from its blue bottle shaped flowers. Varieties… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea cyanus — El aciano (Centaurea cyanus) es una planta herbácea anual o bienal de la familia de las asteráceas que llega a medir un metro de altura. Es de flores orbiculares, en donde las exteriores son de color azul intenso más grandes, y vistosas que las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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