crown-of-the-field
crown-of-the-field crown-of-the-field n. a European annual ({Agrostemma githago}) having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America.

Syn: corn cockle, corncockle, corn-cockle, corn campion, {Agrostemma githago}. [WordNet 1.5]


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