corn cockle

corn cockle
noun Date: 1713 an annual hairy weed (Agrostemma githago) of the pink family with purplish-red flowers that is found in grain fields

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  • Corn cockle — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn cockle — n. a tall annual weed (Agrostemma githago) of the pink family, with flat, pinkish flowers and poisonous seeds, often found in grainfields …   English World dictionary

  • corn cockle — dirvinė raugė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gvazdikinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Agrostemma githago), paplitęs Europoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Agrostemma githago angl. cockle; common corn cockle; corn cockle;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • corn cockle — raugė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gvazdikinių (Caryophyllaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Agrostemma). atitikmenys: lot. Agrostemma angl. corn cockle vok. Kornrade; Rade rus. куколь lenk. kąkol; kąkolnica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • corn cockle — corn cock·le (korn kokґəl) Agrostemma githago …   Medical dictionary

  • corn cockle — n. hairy weed with red flowers that grows in corn fields …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corn cockle — noun European annual having large trumpet shaped reddish purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America • Syn: ↑corn campion, ↑crown of the field, ↑Agrostemma githago • Hypernyms: ↑weed …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn cockle — a plant, Agrostemma githago, of the pink family, having magenta purple flowers and occurring commonly as a weed among crops of grain. [1705 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • corn-cockle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn cockle poisoning — githagism …   Medical dictionary

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