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bachelor's-button

bach·e·lor's-but·ton
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bach-uh-lerz, bach-lerz buht-n]
    • /ˈbætʃ ə lərz, ˈbætʃ lərz ˈbʌt n/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [bach-uh-lerz, bach-lerz buht-n]
    • /ˈbætʃ ə lərz, ˈbætʃ lərz ˈbʌt n/

Definition of bachelor's-button word

  • noun bachelor's-button any of various plants with round flower heads, especially the cornflower. 1

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Origin of bachelor's-button

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
First recorded in 1570-80

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Parts of speech for Bachelor's-button

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

bachelor's-button popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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