Definition of Corn speedwell

1. Noun. Erect or procumbent blue-flowered annual found in waste places of Europe and America.

Exact synonyms: Veronica Arvensis
Generic synonyms: Speedwell, Veronica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Speedwell

corn mint
corn muffin
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn pones
corn poppy
corn pudding
corn roast
corn roaster
corn salad
corn smut
corn snake
corn snakes
corn snow
corn speedwell (current term)
corn spurrey
corn spurry
corn starch
corn starches
corn sugar
corn sugars
corn syrup
corn syrups
corn tash
corn thistle
corn thistles
corn whiskey
corn whisky
cornacre

Literary usage of Corn speedwell

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1. Modern Nature Study: A First Book for Use in Canadian Schools by S. Silcox (1902)
"... Shepherd's Purse, corn speedwell, and Chickweed. The first has been mentioned already. corn speedwell has a delicate blue flower and a flat- ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Lyte figures Linaria Mutine, Mill, (which was formerly classed with Veronica) under this name. Speedwell, Corn. See corn speedwell. Speedwell, Garden. ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1860)
"... L. Skull-cap, Marsh Speedwell. Gen. peregrina, L. Purslane Speedwell. Gen. serpyllifolia, L. Thyme-leaved Speedwell. Gen. arvensis, L. corn speedwell. ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"Veronica arvensis is the "corn speedwell" from its habit of growing in English corn (wheat) fields, V. Tournefortii is the "Byzantine speedwell", ..."

5. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"V. Anagallis-aquatica L. Water Speedwell. In springs and brooks. Frequent. Th. *1854. V. arvensis L. corn speedwell. Cultivated and waste grounds. Common. ..."

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